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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

The little things that make a difference

Wirth Research has used its expertise gained in F1 aerodynamics to develop the Ecoblade. The twin bladed system can be… 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

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

Holzweg – NOT!

Lloyd Alter has written a nice article about the Stadthaus (another German name), a nine storey timber building in London,… Read More

Doing the right thing while keeping powered up

Most portable or mobile devices need power and that is provided by batteries in some form – either rechargeable or… Read More

Thought of the day: Efficiency

Efficiency is very interesting concept. One can be very efficient in doing the wrong thing. That does not make the… Read More

Things one would not have expected

Today I have had news of a NZ first: One of the leading NZ aluminium window manufacturers is taking uPVC… Read More

People are getting more electricity from solar panels than coal, or do they?

The independent has featuring one of those many articles about how great solar energy is and how much the UK… Read More