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Case Study: Onsite Testing Services for Kāinga Ora 124-126 St George St, Papatoetoe

Rommel Ltd’s successful completion of WGANZ 502 testing for the KāingaLtd’sproject at 124-126 St George Street, Papatoetoe, exemplifies quality and reliability in construction. Their collaboration with the facade team was an outstanding demonstration of precision, organisation, and positive interaction. Rommel Ltd’s dedication to ensuring that STARKE40 joinery installatioLtd’st the highest industry standards played a crucial role in delivering a modern, multi-residential apartment building. Their efforts have helped Kāinga Ora provide safe and comfortable homes for the community, cementing Rommel Ltd’s reputation as a trusted partner in construction quality assurance excellence.

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Leveraging Membrane Technology

Membrane technology holds significant promise for transforming the building industry and contributing to sustainability. Its inherent characteristics of energy efficiency, high selectivity, and minimal environmental impact make it an essential tool in addressing modern buildings’ energy and environmental challenges.

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BIM Modelling | Rommel NZ

International lessons: Increasing BIM use in New Zealand’s Construction Industry

While the services Rommel provides are not BIM based, they are site based and project quality assurance can be improved if the construction industry in New Zealand stepped more into the BIM modelling world. Regardless of project size, BIM modeling plays a pivotal role in revolutionising the construction industry by optimising project workflows, increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and enhancing overall project outcomes from inception to operation and maintenance.

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building dampness | Rommel NZ

Dampness in Buildings: Key Insights

By addressing building dampness factors through proper maintenance, informed occupant behaviour, and strategic building practices, the prevalence of dampness in homes can be significantly reduced. This research is a valuable resource for homeowners, builders, and environmental health professionals aiming to create healthier indoor environments and mitigate the impact of damp-related health risks.

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Thunderstorms and the Impact on the Built Environment

The value of studies like the one conducted by Calotescu et al cannot be overstated. As climate change continues to influence weather patterns globally, the frequency and severity of thunderstorms are likely to increase. Preparing the built environment to cope with these changes is not just necessary for safeguarding property but also for protecting lives.

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Water leak detection | Rommel NZ

Acoustic Beamforming: A Cutting-Edge Method for Locating Air Leakages in Building Envelopes

The quest for improved energy efficiency and occupant comfort in buildings has led experts to explore innovative diagnostic tools. The traditional methods of detecting air leakages are often costly and time-consuming. However, advancements in acoustic methodologies have recently shown tremendous potential in enhancing the efficiency and accuracy of these tests. This article reviews a specific study and discusses the implications of using acoustic beamforming for leak detection in building envelopes.

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