is a joint venture company of five companies with an interest
in the New Zealand market for exterior timber joinery, manufacturing
windows and doors.
of CTS in December 2007 was in response to
changing legislation in the New Zealand building code with
regard to Section H1
changes became effective for all areas of New Zealand on 30
September 2008. New buildings and extensions to existing buildings
have to achieve certain levels of insulation, retaining heat
within the building, saving energy and providing for a healthy
regard to exterior timber joinery the required level of insulation
can be achieved by incorporating double glazing, which is
a relatively new option to the New Zealand building industry.
There was a need to establish 'best practice standards' for
a new product range incorporating double glazing complying
with the building code, in particular NZ Standard 4211.
is a performance based compliance standard, which means that
window and door systems have to be tested in certified test
booths for weather tightness and structural strength.
is committed to design and test exterior timber joinery systems
for the New Zealand building industry. The first official
branded product range is nearing completion. Certified products
are available today through the four CTS
joinery companies. The branded product range will also be
available through future licensed joinery manufacturers throughout
us for general inquiries, quotes, or to register interest
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