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Metrotile introduces vent tiles for its metal tile

  NZMRM has long been promoting the need to ventilate roof spaces under metal roofs, to avoid moisture problems caused when moisture vapour pa...more

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Murphy Residence

With their family maturing, architectural designers Lynda and Paul Murphy decided it was time to move closer to town so their children could have more independence. They chose to build in the new area of Millwater, situated between Orewa and Silverdale, north of Auckland, and relished the chance ...Read article

Sustainable Steel Council

The Sustainable Steel Council (SSC) was formed in 2009 to promote the use of steel as a sustainable building material to the various stakeholders within New Zealand's building and property industries.

Once Metals NZ was formed, SSC became part of MNZ.

NZ Metal Roofing Manufacturers Inc was a founder member of SSC and the Sustainability Sub- Committee of NZMRM is linked to SSC.

In 2012, SSC developed its own website, www.sustainablesteel.org.nz and this was launched at the Metals NZ 2013 Conference in May. While this has been a while in the making, we now have an attractive and useful website. We invite all readers of Scope/Members of NZMRM to check it out.

One of the intentions is to publish case studies of sustainable building projects incorporating steel and to become a site which is referenced by those looking for sustainable design. If you have any suitable projects please contact SSC via the website. You can also sign up for regular newsletters.

Stuart Hayman for NZMRM and SSC

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Proposed NZMRM Systems Warranty Initiative

The New Zealand Metal Roofing Manufacturers (NZMRM) is an incorporated body representing the majorit...more

AUCKLAND COUNCIL PROPOSAL WOULD RAISE THE COST OF BUILDING

The Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) contains a regulation preventing the use of uncoated roofi...more

RANZ PROFESSIONALISM IN METAL TILE INSTALLATION AWARD - 2013

The reroof of a 500sqm, earthquake damaged home in Christchurch with multiple pitches and requiring ...more

Erich is this year's Roofer of Excellence

A Swiss-trained craftsman, who was recruited in 1995 for installation of zinc panelling during ...more