Fri, 24 June 2016
I love it when I find new companies that are looking at the design and building process a bit differently and who want to provide healthy, energy efficient homes. That's what Nook is all about. I caught up with their designer, Warren Clarke recently and asked him why he does what he does.
Direct download: 164_Nook.mp3
Category:Sustainable Design -- posted at: 5:46pm NZST
Fri, 10 June 2016
Walls (and roofs and floors) of buildings have become complicated. As we’ve increased the level of insulation, we’ve created some new problems, like condensation. This has been aggravated by the addition of layers into the wall that reduce air movement. So how do you create a wall that keeps you warm but will also stay dry? I spoke to Jon Davies from Pro Clima to get some facts about airtightness.
Direct download: 163_Airtightness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52am NZST
Thu, 2 June 2016
When I first saw the LUNOS is didn't really believe it was a true heat recovery ventilation system, so I sought out some answers.
Wayne Delport is Sales and Technical Manager at The Heating Company International.
Direct download: 162_Lunos.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:13am NZST