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Land Costs Major Driver in Housing Affordability

Monday, 11 February 2008, 12:04 am | Building Research

Increasing section prices have been the major factor in reducing housing affordability over the past decade, according to a recently released report from the BRANZ Group. More >>

Building Industry’s Research Needs

Tuesday, 2 October 2007, 2:10 pm | Building Research

Energy use and efficiency, followed by sustainability and environmental issues, were seen as the two most important areas for future research; according to the results of a survey of the building and construction industry. More >>

Survey establishes Future Research Needs

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 1:18 pm | Building Research

The building envelope, energy use and efficiency, the performance of building materials, and sustainability and the environment are seen as the most important areas for future research according to the results of a survey of the building and construction industry. More >>

Richard Toner Appointed to the Board

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 11:05 am | Building Research

Building Research has appointed Richard Toner to their Board, effective immediately. Richard has been invited to join the board as a co-opted member. Mr Toner has held a variety of management roles in the Wellington City Council’s Building Consents ... More >>

Mike Fox Appointed To Building Researh Board

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 11:15 am | Building Research

Building Research has appointed Mike Fox to their Board, effective immediately. Mike is the Registered Master Builders Federation representative on the Building Research Board. More >>

Asthma Study Wins Zonta/Building Research Award

Wednesday, 14 June 2006, 9:52 am | Building Research

Last night, Christchurch scientist Caroline Shorter was declared the winner of the 2006 Zonta/Building Research Award . The Prime Minister, Helen Clark presented Caroline with her prestigious prize. The biennial Award worth $75,000 provides the means for ... More >>

New Director Appointed to the Board

Friday, 31 March 2006, 11:47 am | Building Research

Building Research has announced the appointment of Mike Sentch to their Board, effective immediately. Mike is one of two representatives of the New Zealand Building Subcontractors Federation on the Board. More >>

New Director for Board of Building Research

Monday, 28 November 2005, 10:19 am | Building Research

Building Research has announced the appointment of Mark Batchelar to their Board, effective immediately. Mr Batchelar is an Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand nominee to the Board. More >>

New Chairman, deputy Chair for Building Research

Tuesday, 11 October 2005, 10:31 am | Building Research

Building Research has announced two new Board appointments. Board member Steve Gentry has become Chairman and director Graham Coe has been made deputy Chairman. Both appointments are effective immediately. More >>

Dr Sunil Vather Apptd Ch Exec of Building Research

Monday, 11 July 2005, 1:10 pm | Building Research

The directors of Building Research have appointed Dr Sunil Vather to the position of chief executive following the imminent retirement of Dr Allan Nichols. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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