Mechanical Ventilation and Air Conditioning, what is the difference As we experience warmer summers and cold winters, we turn to regulate the ...


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There has been much talk and reaction to the changes to H1 Energy Efficiency, and then there has been push back from Industry. Some say the industry i...


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“Improving insulation has endless benefits. It’s a simple, popular way to cut carbon pollution by reducing the amount of energy needed to ...


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12 Years today, I graduated with my Bachelor of Architectural Studies. It’s a celebration moment. So often I look at what I have yet to do or do...


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Ventilation is something that Covid has made us all more aware of. Traditionally in our New Zealand Architecture we have relied on opening our windows...


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There has been some discussion in the Architectural Design industry about Thermal bridging and how it affects a buildings thermal performance. Using d...


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Passive house considers the performance of a house against the amount of energy that is needed to create a comfortable healthy home. Reducing heat los...


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What is a sustainable building? There are many definitions for this, it’s an open concept with a varied response. My definition is, it&rsq...


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I am excited to be starting the first phase of the Passive Haus Course. It's been a busy start to what is hopefully a good year. I am constantl...


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It’s a nice little celebration moment for me at the end of a challenging year. I recently completed the Homestar Designers course with the NZGBC...


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