Modular Mass-timber Connection System

TimberLab is proud to announce that we have secured a Callaghan Innovation R&D Project grant to help us develop and standardise connection details for mid-rise mass timber construction. The project budget is valued at approximately $500,000 and is co-funded 40% by Callaghan Innovation. TimberLab’s Board has approved funding for the balance of the budget, and [...]

By |2021-11-19T11:41:13+13:00November 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Zero-carbon Kiwi Timber Apartments

The Clearwater Apartments is a 5-levelled high-end residential apartment building, a show case structure for engineered timber. TimberLab, as the supply partner for the LVL moment resisting frames and curved glulam columns, prefabricated timber components in their Auckland plant. Studies recently carried out show that using timber rather than concrete, not only was a wise [...]

By |2021-11-19T11:15:06+13:00November 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Climate Standards for New Govt Buildings in NZ

From 1 April 2022, new non-residential governments buildings with a capital value over $25 million will have to meet a minimum Green Star rating of five. The same standard will apply to government buildings with a capital value over $9 million from 1 April 2023. The Government is rolling out its plan for a carbon [...]

By |2021-11-19T09:42:38+13:00November 17th, 2021|News|0 Comments
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