Inverted Roofs: Revolutionising Roofing Systems

Inverted roofs are making a big impact in the construction industry, offering a new take on traditional roofing systems. You might have heard them referred to as the "upside-down revolution" and for a good reason. These innovative roofs, which are popular in Europe, Canada, and the United States, are turning the conventional warm roof on... Read more

Neuchâtel Mastic Asphalt: A Timeless Solution for Modern Challenges

Mastic asphalt, with its rich history and proven durability, stands out as a versatile solution for a range of construction projects. Its unique properties make it particularly well-suited for applications where longevity, waterproofing, and structural stability are absolutely essential. Mastic asphalt's story begins in the 1700s when natural rock asphalt, infused with limestone and bitumen,... Read more

The Rise of Green Roofs: Building for Tomorrow, Today

The trend towards eco-friendly building practices isn't just a fad; it's become an essential responsibility in the construction industry. Governments worldwide are enforcing regulations mandating the integration of solar panels or green roofs in commercial buildings. The rationale behind this push is grounded in tangible benefits not only for building owners but also for society... Read more

Don’t Let Your Plant-room Dampen Your Forecasts

Plant rooms must be durable and resilient. They directly affect the lifespan of your equipment, the comfort of your occupants, and the financial viability of your business. The plant room acts as the central hub of your building, housing critical components for services like electricity, plumbing, HVAC, and others. Often, it's crammed into the tightest... Read more

Cutting Energy Costs with Effective Insulation

Maximizing energy efficiency through effective insulation is a critical consideration for commercial structures in New Zealand. Despite the country’s moderate climate, which can make us a bit complacent, overlooking insulation can lead to significant energy wastage and increased maintenance costs. Not to mention the environmental impact of excessive energy consumption. Fortunately, modern building designs are… Read more

Renovation of Grade 2 Listed Kate Sheppard Building

Located in Kate Sheppard Place, Thornton, this Grade II listed property holds historical significance in Wellington. Identified by Wellington City Council as earthquake-prone due to its pre-1976 construction, it recently underwent extensive renovations and seismic strengthening to ensure its longevity. As part of this restoration, Neuchâtel Mastic Asphalt was applied to replace the original roofing… Read more

Business is Expanding

Neuchâtel Waterproofing Ltd, best known for it’s innovative construction waterproofing solutions including Neuchâtel Mastic Asphalt, and Neuchâtel Permatec, recently announced an agreement with Australian company Unison Joints Pty Ltd, to supply it’s range of top-of-the-line seismic joints in New Zealand. Unison Joints differ from conventional expansion joints in that they are delivered fully assembled, and... Read more

Filling in the Gaps

When it comes to road repairs, particularly on arterial routes, efficiency is everything. Apart from the risk of damage caused to road-users by poorly maintained paving, there’s usually a high cost in shutting down roads for repairs and a very small window when the road can be worked on. Usually problems arise at seams in... Read more

Beneath Aotea Square: Neuchâtel’s Waterproofing Triumph

Neuchâtel has worked on some pretty large jobs around New Zealand, but arguably none more complex than Aotea Square. This cherished public space in the heart of Auckland City is rated for 20,000 people, and is host to concerts, art exhibitions and even sports events, and sees millions of visitors every year. But few of... Read more