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Want a cooler home – use your heat pump or air conditioner for cooling too. Plus is your home designed for natural cooling and ventilation too?
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Hangover cure
This cool, shady kitchen forms part of a renovation and extension to a Victorian weatherboard cottage by Austin Maynard Architects. The reinvented kitchen opens up to the outdoors and a new deck, whic...
Heat pumps – Not just for heating
With New Zealand in the midst of a scorching summer, you’ll likely be suffering through many long, hot nights. Here’s a solution you may not have considered
A breeze runs through it
Stacker doors to the left, stacker doors to the right – this entertainment space fully opens up to almost become part of the outdoors. And part of bringing the outdoors in, is allowing cross breezes t...
Cooled with a pool
Water-cooled Singapore house by Wallflower Architecture + Design with floating pavilion, pools on rooptop, interior pools on lower level

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Louvretec's premium shutter range includes hinged, bifolding, sliding and louvred shutter options. Louvretec Shutters have been designed for New Zealand's coastal environment. Fill your shutter with y...
Sunflex Frameless Glass Doors
Glass Sliding, Frameless Glass Doors are ideal as wall infills to close in your Louvretec Room or your deck area to create additional living spaces. Select from two different styles of Glass Doors, th...

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