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Flexibility is Paramount

Drainage systems in kitchens or food and production facilities can be critical to their operation. These systems need to cater to the specific needs of each facility and install scenario, this will likely include hydraulic performance, load rating, slip resistance and ongoing cleaning / maintenance. Each commercial kitchen or production facility will have a unique …

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Deconstructing Passive Fire Protection Systems

The recent unfortunate events in Wellington, bring back into focus the elements involved in multi-storey buildings regarding fire safety, whether they are active or passive fire protection (PFP) systems within the building envelope. The building’s systems need to work hand in hand and function appropriately in the event of a fire-related emergency. Ultimately, the building …

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Big Rain, Big Drain

2023 has started with two major weather events in the first two months. Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle recorded 300-400mm of rainfall and Auckland received over 45% of its annual rainfall in just the month of January. The release of the latest assessment report from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) identifies a trend for these extreme weather events to intensify …

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Caring for Our Most Vulnerable – Hygienic Drainage Solutions

Drainage systems designed and tailored to provide hygienic solutions for facilities that care for New Zealand’s most vulnerable.   According to Stats NZ, building consents issued in the preceding 12 months to May 2021 for hospitals and nursing homes increased in value by 44.5% to $711 million (an increase of $219M NZD). Educational facilities increased by …

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