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    • Painting below zero-the Antarctic challenge 

      Kestle, Linda; Gooch, Colin (Australian Universities Building Educators Association (AUBEA), 2013)
      The task set was to scrape down, prepare and repaint (3coat system) a selection of exterior timber windows at Scott Base, to very strict environmental protection rules/requirements. ‘Zero Harm’ was the catchphrase. No ...
    • Perception of barriers to career progression by women engineers and engineering students 

      Fernando, Achela (2011-01-01)
      Although the common view that engineering is best suited for men is changing, there is anecdotal evidence suggesting gender imbalance in the engineering industry. Efforts take place throughout New Zealand to encourage ...
    • Performance comparison of cloud computing/IoT virtualization software, Hyper-v vs Vsphere 

      Kolahi, Samad; Hora, V.S.; Singh, A.P.; Bhatti, S.; Yeeda, S.R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 2020-06-16)
      Hyper-V and vSphere are amongst the top virtualization software's available in the market currently. Both of these products are from different vendors, Hyper-V is developed by Microsoft and vSphere is devolved by VMware. ...
    • Perspectives on the challenges of delivering a sustainable survey technician training programme in New Zealand 

      Phillips, David; Taylor, Robert; Leaver, Jonathan; McMullan, Randall (International Federation of Surveyors, 2010-04)
      The National Diploma in Surveying (NDS) was successfully delivered by Unitec for the first time in 1999 after replacing the New Zealand Certificate in Land Surveying (NZCLS). The ongoing challenge for Unitec has been to ...
    • Plastic minimisation in construction: A pilot study identifying and quantifying the composition of C&D plastic in construction waste 

      Kestle, Linda; Hernandez, Herman; Berry, Terri-Ann; Low, Joanne; Wallis, Shannon (Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), 2021-10)
      Construction and demolition (C&D) waste contributes at least 10,000 tonnes of plastic to landfills in Auckland annually. The growing use of plastic in the packaging of building materials, the use of polystyrene and products ...
    • A platform for analysing advanced photovoltaic energy controllers 

      Ahmad, Aziz; Anderson, T.N.; Lie, T.T.; Holmes, Wayne (2015-12)
      Photovoltaic (PV) based power generation technology is being pushed to the forefront as a viable alternative source of renewable energy, particularly in small scale domestic applications. In addition, there is a growing ...
    • Pluvial Urbanism 

      Bradbury, Matthew (Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, 2013)
      Waterfronts are a critical site for urban redevelopment in the early 21st century. However many waterfront sites have serious environmental problems, especially the management of contaminated stormwater, which contemporary ...
    • Polynesian housing in Auckland 

      Austin, Michael (2006)
      Auckland is sometimes called the world's biggest Polynesian city but Polynesians occupy only some of the suburbs. The original Ngati Whatua inhabitants have been swamped, not only by the European (Pakeha) settlers but also ...
    • The potential for treating asbestos & asbestiform minerals 

      Berry, Terri-Ann; Wallis, Shannon (2019-11-26)
      Asbestos & asbestiform minerals Health Issues from asbestos Waves of asbestos exposure Asbestos case study – Cook Islands Asbestos case study – Canberra, Australia Potential asbestiform hazards Exposure to asbestiform ...
    • Potential impact of consumer behaviour and fossil fuelled hydrogen generation on national energy policy of New Zealand 

      Leaver, Jonathan; Leaver, Luke H. T. (Energy, Utility and Environment Conference, 2011-02)
      In 2008 greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector in New Zealand accounted for 19% of total emissions. Studies using the multi sector partial equilibrium model UniSyD show that vehicle costs and driving range when ...
    • Predicting the pumping characteristics of multiple parallel tube air-lift pumps 

      Yousuf, Noman; Anderson, T.N.; Gschwendtner, M.; Nates, R. (2016)
      Air-lift pumps have begun to receive a high degree of attention due to the absence of mechanical components and the potential for their use in renewable energy applications. One of the principal challenges of the air-lift ...
    • Prediction of electricity consumption for residential houses in New Zealand 

      Ahmad, Aziz; Anderson, T.N.; Rehman, Saeed (European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), 2018-07-10)
      Residential consumer’s demand of electricity is continuously growing, which leads to high greenhouse gas emissions. Detailed analysis of electricity consumption characteristics for residential buildings is needed to improve ...
    • Preliminary research on modelling and control of two line kites for power generation 

      Yan, Ashley; Yee, Nigel; Huang, Ll. (2017-12)
      Wind power is the second largest renewable resource from which we can obtain electricity besides hydropower. Wind farms have had significant growth in past decades; however, they require a massive investment to setup ...
    • Professional pathways in BIM and digital construction 

      Davies, Kathryn (2019-09)
      Increasing complexity in construction projects, together with widespread availability of technology applicable to many aspects of the construction industry, is driving demand for greater integration of information and ...
    • Proximal near-infrared spectral reflectance characterisation of weed species in New Zealand pasture 

      Holmes, Wayne; Ooi, Melanie; Look, Morgan; Kuang, Y.C.; Simpkin, R.; Blanchon, Dan; Demidenko, S. (IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, 2019-09-09)
      Recent extensive study was performed on Jacobaea vulgaris that characterized the plant leaves using hyperspectral reflectance against the successional stage of vegetation. It reported a high similarity of the leaf spectral ...
    • Public data re-use policy, but not for road construction in Australia 

      Kenley, Russell; Harfield, T.; Bedggood, Julianna (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), 2015-07)
      Australian states are mandated to provide researchers access to public sector information (PSI) through three legislative mechanisms: Public Sector Information, Public Records and Freedom of Information. In theory open ...
    • QR Codes: A Learning Tool 

      Warburton, Alan (2013)
      Why Create QR Codes for Students? -Share info, URL’s, YouTube videos, and more, without a single word. -Let students discover and learn at their own pace. -Use the QR Code over and over when the students need it. Take ...
    • Quantity surveyors perceptions of the role and capability of tertiary education in New Zealand 

      Baker, C.; Davies, Kathryn (Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), 2013)
      Although in the past there have been various pathways into the Quantity Surveying profession in New Zealand, the most common route currently is through a Diploma or Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Economics. ...
    • Quantity surveyors' perceptions of the role and capability of tertiary education in New Zealand 

      Davies, Kathryn; Baker, C. (Australasian Universities Building Education Association, 2013)
      Although in the past there have been various pathways into the Quantity Surveying profession in New Zealand, the most common route currently is through a Diploma or Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Economics. ...
    • Reliability of wireless sensors using low cost WiFi chipsets for structural monitoring 

      Look, Morgan; Holmes, Wayne; Birchmore, Roger (ICEIC 2019 Secretariat, 2019-01)
      This paper focused on the gathering of comparative temperature data from the ventilation systems installed in two buildings constructed to differing building standards. The Logging of temperature at 6 locations in the ...

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