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03 Jun 2021
HOW MUCH DOES MASTERSPEC COST?
With seven different libraries to choose from, Masterspec has all you need to create a quality, New Zealand construction specification for any design....
11 May 2021
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR MAY 2021
In case you missed our Masterspec NOTES at the beginning of the month, here is a list with reference links for the new Product Partner work sections...
29 Apr 2021
BUILDING CODE UPDATES 2020-2021 - INTERNAL MOISTURE
On the 4th November 2021, the changes to NZBC E3/AS1 and the addition of E3/AS2 become the Acceptable Solutions for Internal Moisture. But it is...
29 Apr 2021
LIST OF WORK SECTIONS WITH NZBC CHANGES - MAY 2021
With the updating of the Masterspec libraries, we thought it may be useful to provide the complete list of work sections that have been updated so you...
28 Apr 2021
BUILDING CODE UPDATES 2020-2021 - TIME TO ABSORB & APPLY
On the 3rd of November 2021, the 12 month transition period ends for the NZBC changes introduced in November 2020. This means the previous editions of...
28 Apr 2021
PROTECTION FROM FIRE UPDATES
This article delivers a summary of a number of the more significant updates to C/VM2 and C/AS2. Minor amendments to C/VM1 and C/AS1 were also made,...
28 Apr 2021
STORMWATER DRAINAGE DESIGN – NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN NZBC E1 NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE
November 2020 brought a number of updates to the Building Code, including a new Acceptable Solution in the form of E1/AS2 in its newest version,...
25 Mar 2021
UPDATES TO MASTERSPEC INTUMESCENT PAINT – STEELWORK SECTIONS
Late last year the FPANZ (Fire Protection Association of New Zealand) released the Code of Practice COP-03 Version 1.0, Specification of Application...
09 Mar 2021
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR MARCH 2021
In case you missed our Masterspec NOTES at the beginning of the month, here is a list with reference links for the new Product Partner work sections...
03 Mar 2021
STANDARDS ONLINE WEBSITE UPDATE
You may be experiencing some problems accessing Standards over the coming days as they are making significant updates to their website. We are aware...
02 Mar 2021
FIRE BARRIERS - FOR VENTILATED CAVITY CONSTRUCTION
Maintaining an unobstructed ventilated drained cavity behind cladding on multi-unit/multi-storey residential or commercial buildings can be made...
18 Feb 2021
ELECTRICAL RELATED FIRES - CAN THEY BE REDUCED?
About 20% of New Zealand building fires are related to electrical systems or devices. So is there anything that could help in new builds and...
18 Feb 2021
TIMBER STANDARD NZS 3604 REVISION PROCESS STARTED
New Zealand's main standard for the design and construction of timber-framed buildings, NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings, is being revised,...
09 Feb 2021
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR FEBRUARY 2021
In case you missed our Masterspec NOTES at the beginning of the month, here is a list with reference links for the new Product Partner work sections...
12 Jan 2021
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR JANUARY 2021
In case you missed our Masterspec NOTES at the beginning of the month, here is a list with reference links for the new Product Partner work sections...
08 Dec 2020
MASTERSPEC BEGINS A NEW INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP WITH STEEL CONSTRUCTION NEW ZEALAND (SCNZ)
Masterspec and SCNZ are delighted to announce a new industry partnership to support the structural steel design, fabrication and erection in the New...
26 Nov 2020
STORMWATER DRAINAGE DESIGN – NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN NZBC E1 NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE
November 2020 brought a number of updates to the Building Code, including a new Acceptable Solution in the form of E1/AS2 in its newest version,...
26 Nov 2020
GREEN STAR UPDATE TO VERSION 1.0
The Green Star Technical Manual v3.2 has been superseded by Green Star Design and As Built NZ v1.0. Also Green Star Office Interiors v3 has been...
24 Nov 2020
GUTTER & DOWNPIPE DESIGN MADE EASY
It is not often that changes to the NZBC Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods provide a windfall that makes life a whole lot easier for a...
29 Oct 2020
LATEST BUILDING CODE 2020 UPDATES
Earlier this year MBIE ran public consultation on proposed changes to a number of Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods. Despite a number of...

NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SECTIONS FOR MAY 2021

11 May 2021

Every month Masterspec update our existing libraries and publish new work sections, most of which are new Product Partner branded work sections. This page will be updated on a monthly basis to bring you the latest in product performance documentation from New Zealand's best Manufacturers and Suppliers.

NEW PRODUCT PARTNER K2 HYGIENIC DOOR SYSTEMS
K2 Hygienic Door Systems are a range of glass reinforced polyester (GRP) moulded doors used in areas where high levels of hygiene are required. K2 Hygienic doors are typically used in laboratories, research facilities, hospitals, dairy factories & food processing plants. The range are extremely durable in harsh environments, waterproof and chemical resistant against most cleaning products and do not warp, bow or rust. Fire rated options are available if required.

Find out more at k2doors.co.nz/doors/k2-hygiene-doors

See 5253KH K2 Hygienic Door Systems (available in Standard and Interiors).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 4423AF ALLNEX SOPREMA FLAMELESS MEMBRANE ROOFING
This section relates to Allnex Soprema® flameless roofing membranes, installed as two-layer, self-adhered waterproofing membrane systems. It includes Allnex Soprema® SOPRAPLY STICK DUO SBS-modified bitumen self-adhesive base sheet, or Allnex Soprema® COLVENT BASE 840 SBS-modified bitumen self-adhesive vented base sheet, as an alternative base sheet to allow vapour release from the substrate, where required and Allnex Soprema® SOPRAPLY STICK TRAFFIC CAP SBS-modified bitumen self-adhesive cap sheet.

Find out more at allnexconstruction.com/markets-applications

See 4423AF Allnex Soprema Flameless Membrane Roofing (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Landscapes and Basic).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 4423AT ALLNEX SOPREMA TORCH-ON MEMBRANE ROOFING
This section relates to Allnex Soprema® torch-on roofing membranes, installed as two-layer, torch-on polymer-modified bitumen waterproofing membrane systems. It includes Allnex Soprema® SOPRASUN APP-modified bitumen membrane systems and Allnex Soprema® SOPRALENE SBS-modified bitumen membrane systems. The section also covers options for a roof membrane and/or garden membrane system solution.

Find out more at allnexconstruction.com/markets-applications

See 4423AT Allnex Soprema Torch-on Membrane Roofing (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Landscapes and Basic).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 4423AW ALLNEX SOPREMA WARM ROOF SYSTEM
This section relates to Allnex Soprema® Warm Roof System, installed as a combination of a vapour barrier, a composite thermal insulation panel and a two-layer torch-on waterproof membrane system. It includes Allnex Soprema® SOPRAVAP'R vapour barrier, an SBS-modified bitumen membrane underlayer, Allnex Soprema® XPRESS ISO composite panel, with thermal insulation on SBS-modified bitumen membrane base sheet, and Allnex Soprema® SOPRALENE FLAM 180 AR/GR SBS-modified bitumen membrane cap sheet.

Find out more at allnexconstruction.com/markets-applications

See 4423AW Allnex Soprema Warm Roof System (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Landscapes and Basic).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 6512FC FORBO TESSERA CARPET TILES
This section relates to the supply and installation of Forbo Tessera modular commercial carpet tiles supplied by Inzide Commercial Ltd. Tessera tufted carpet tiles deliver aesthetic styling and outstanding performance in the most demanding heavy traffic environments. Forbo Tessera carpet tiles are available as tiles (500mm x 500mm) and planks (1000mm x 250mm).

Find out more at www.forbo.com

See 6512FC Forbo Tessera Carpet Tiles (available in Standard and Interiors).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 4422AW ALLCO ALLTHERM WARM ROOF & DECK SYSTEMS
This section brings together Allco Alltherm Warm Roof & Deck Systems into one new section. It includes the Alltherm warm roof components along with Allco JM TPO membrane and the Casali Dermabit Extra Dermafil 2 layer membrane systems. Branz Appraisal BU1166 provides independent evaluation that the Allco Alltherm Warm Roof Systems meet the requirements of the Building Code and further testing to ANSI FM 4474 are currently being undertaken.

Find out more at www.allco.co.nz

See 4422AW Allco Alltherm Warm Roof & Deck Systems (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Landscapes and Basic).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 6745HP HEMPEL PROTECTIVE COATINGS - STEELWORK
Hempel (Australia) Pty Ltd has appointed Mirotone New Zealand Ltd as the official distributor to sell Hempel coatings in New Zealand. This new section will bring a range of high-quality coatings that address specific project needs such as abrasion and corrosion resistance, weather resistance, good gloss and colour retention, ease of cleaning and maintenance and the provision of fire protection properties. Systems cover atmospheric exposure, non-atmospheric environments, high temperature applications and coating hot-dipped galvanized steel..

Visit www.hempel.com to find out more

See 6745HP Hempel Protective Coatings - Steelwork (available in Standard, Structural & Civil, Services, Interiors and landscapes).
 
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NEW WORK SECTION 6413NR NORA RUBBER SURFACING
Nora® rubber floor coverings are low in harmful substances and extremely durable, contributing to a healthy indoor climate. Innovative and fast installation techniques and optimised material properties ensure optimum use in many areas, providing floors for sports and all-purpose halls where it is important to use joint-friendly flooring that is easy to clean and extremely robust. Nora® floors are also used in the education, transportation, industry and office sectors as well as in public buildings and healthcare environments. The Nora® range includes Norament rubber tiles and Noraplan rubber sheet and rubber tiles.

Find out more at www.inzide.co.nz
See 6413NR Nora Rubber Surfacing (available in Standard and Interiors).
 
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