Selected Papers from Building A Better New Zealand (BBNZ 2014) Conference by George BairdSelected Papers from Building A Better New Zealand (BBNZ 2014) Conference by George Baird

Selected Papers from Building A Better New Zealand (BBNZ 2014) Conference

Guest editorGeorge Baird, Lois Easton, Adrian Bennett

Hardcover | April 29, 2016

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This Special Issue includes expanded academic papers selected from the forthcoming BBNZ 2014 Conference.
The 2014 Building a Better New Zealand conference was held at The Rendezvous Hotel, Auckland, from 3 September 2014 to 5 September 2014.

•Achieving Better Buildings
•Improving the Performance of Materials
•Improving the performance of existing buildings
•Meeting New Zealanders’ housing needs
•Building better cities and communities

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Title:Selected Papers from Building A Better New Zealand (BBNZ 2014) ConferenceFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.81 inShipping dimensions:9.61 × 6.69 × 0.81 inPublished:April 29, 2016Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3038420964

ISBN - 13:9783038420965


Table of Contents

Heater Choice, Dampness and Mould Growth in 26 New Zealand Homes: A Study ofPropensity for Mould Growth Using Encapsulated Fungal SporesImpacts of an Innovative Residential Construction Method on Internal ConditionsModern Housing Retrofit: Assessment of Upgrade Packages to EnerPHit Standard for1940-1960 State Houses in AucklandMeasuring the Weathertight Performance of FlashingsComparison of NZ's Energy Efficiency Regulation and Verification Assumptionsto Real Building Loads and OperationMarginal Productivity Gained Through Prefabrication: Case Studies of BuildingProjects in AucklandBuilding Information Modelling for Smart Built EnvironmentsDriving Innovative Thinking in the New Zealand Construction IndustryA Production Model for Construction: A Theoretical FrameworkUnderstanding the Importance of Urban Amenities: A Case Study from AucklandAiming for a Better Public Realm: Gauging the Effectiveness of Design Control Methodsin Wellington, New ZealandA Framework of Thermal Sensitive Urban Design Benchmarks: Potentiating theLongevity of Auckland's Public Realm