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HOW CREATIVE CLADDING IS CHANGING THE FACE OF ARCHITECTURE

Modern composite cladding technology has made it possible to completely revamp the exterior or interior of a building with designs and applications that were unthinkable years ago. Light in weight and incredibly strong over any span, technologically advanced cladding has moved on from horizontal log-lap styles to open up a world of creativity.

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Eva-Last celebrates earth day

EVA-LAST CELEBRATES ITS BIRTHDAY IN ALIGNMENT WITH GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY TREATY   

In March 2022, United Nations member states – including South Africa – endorsed a historic resolution at the UN Environmental Assembly. This resolution will see a treaty to end plastic pollution in place by 2024. According to the UNEA, the treaty will be legally binding and govern the full life cycle of plastics, from design and production to disposal. The resolution calls for greater international collaboration in dealing with single-use plastics, which have become an ecological disaster.

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EARTH HOUR IS ESPECIALLY MEANINGFUL THIS YEAR

Since the inception of Earth Hour in 2007, the World Wildlife Fund’s flagship global environmental movement has grown to involve individuals, communities, businesses and organisations in more than 190 countries. 2021’s observance of Earth Hour, which asks that everyone switches off their lights for an hour at 8:30pm local time on the last Saturday of March, broke all records for participation.

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WHY THE WOOD VS COMPOSITE DEBATE IS REALLY NO CONTEST

Humans have used wood to make tools, weapons, structures and homes for thousands of years. Timber’s versatility, strength and enduring aesthetic attraction have meant that even as technologies in other aspects of our lives have improved in leaps and bounds, we still love our social and living spaces to have a natural look.

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FEEL THE LOVE AROUND YOU

February is designated as the month of love. Recognising that many people also love their homes and the beautiful products that enhance their lives, building materials group Eva-Last would like to celebrate the creation of the building blocks of comfort, joy and happiness in our living and work environments.

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THE HIDDEN COST OF TIMBER DECK MAINTENANCE

As the building materials market has become more diverse and competitive, manufacturers have jostled to provide the longest warranty terms to entice buyers. Though new technologies and materials are undoubtedly improving product performance in leaps and bounds, warranties should not all be taken at face value and customers should take the time to scrutinise what is really being offered.

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HOW TO TELL IF YOU HAVE A SOLID BUILDING MATERIALS WARRANTY

As the building materials market has become more diverse and competitive, manufacturers have jostled to provide the longest warranty terms to entice buyers. Though new technologies and materials are undoubtedly improving product performance in leaps and bounds, warranties should not all be taken at face value and customers should take the time to scrutinise what is really being offered.

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HOW TO MAKE LIVING SPACES TRULY COME ALIVE

There are many definitions of ‘green’ as it pertains to buildings, but the latest sustainable lifestyle trend toward living walls and living roofs has the ultimate credentials in low-impact living. Rather than being quite literally a statement façade, there are sound reasons for bringing plants into our architectural designs.

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