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In this section you will find some of my daily thoughts and ideas, reactions to news and articles read. Please beware that this will be highly subjective but might also inspire you, the reader.

Auckland and water – yet again

I have been wondering about the very low water rates for years. Maybe time to actually pay the price for… Read More

Leaky & cold homes, mould and climate change

When I look what's happening and is most discussed in the building industry new at the moment, the headline above… Read More

Too much, too little – Winter, yet no water

February 2018 was the wettest February on record, 2017 saw the wettest day on record in parts of New Zealand… Read More

Plasticy sippy straws – who does not like them

Think we can do without straws. Not sure when they were introduced and cannot be bother to research, however sometimes… Read More

The Building Industry – we are not alone

NZ and USA - not only are we suing the same construction methods, but we seem to be having the… Read More

Import taxes create losers

it just prevents you from importing and using a good product that would otherwise advance technology in the country, make… Read More

Why I do not like anything for free or cheap

You have a problem and you are looking at a product to provide a solution. Even if you get something… Read More

Claims and certifications

While I stand in Sea World, watching the pelicans with their broken or missing wings caused by boat hits and… Read More

Cheap and fast: Fletchers 100,000 new KiwiBuild homes

The KiwiBuild idea, Fletchers and the capacity issue, yet alone any sustainability. Read More

Adapting to Climate Change in New Zealand

As part of the process of writing my latest board report for carboNZero, I researched latest development at government level… Read More