Welcome to the Formance news section. This is our blog where you'll find company news, updates, industry insights, and information about upcoming events.
Calling all designers, and architects.
This event's a bit special; for a start, it's a finished build open home by CBG Quality Construction, and secondly, it's been tested for airtightness and achieved an impressive result.
Thanks to everyone who showed up on Saturday for the Ara Tiny House event.
UPDATE: Unfortunately due to numbers this event is now closed for registration, watch this space for your next opportunity.
Thanks to everyone who showed up on Saturday for our Christchurch mid-build open home, held with Chatterton Builders.
The open home last Friday in Blenheim was hugely popular with a large number of people attending to see what makes a modern energy-efficient home.
Update: Due to popular demand, we have had to cap registrations for this event. Stay tuned for details about future mid-build events.
Yes, that's right - we've got another one of our famous mid-build events coming up this Saturday (28th July).
Want the chance to experience the Formance difference for yourself and see a "build in progress"? Now you can.
Thanks to everyone who showed up on Saturday for our latest mid-build open home - this time in Rolleston.
We've been on a roll recently with a series of popular mid-build open homes ... and we've got another one lined up for you to enjoy.
This is a quick blog post recapping our recent open homes in Riverton and Christchurch, both on Saturday 9th June.
We see lots of projects being built all over the country, however some are worthy of special attention.
Thanks to everyone who turned out on Saturday for our mid-build open home in Wanaka.
Calling all Cantabrians - we have an exciting mid-build event coming up this weekend, in cojunction with Curtis Architecture and Blue Summit Construction.
Hot on the heels of our recent Wanaka mid-build open home (recap blog post will be up soon) we've got another open home event coming up this Saturday, 9th June.
Back by popular demand, we have another Formance mid-build open home coming up - once again in Wanaka.
Thanks to everyone who attended Saturday's mid-build open home in Wanaka. The event was a success, with a great turnout of people showing up to learn more about Formance SIPs...
Back by popular demand, we have another Formance open home coming up - this time in Wanaka.
Thanks to everyone who attended Saturday's mid-build open home in Howick. The event was a success, with a great turnout of people showing up to learn more about Formance SIPs...
The open home last Saturday in Timaru was hugely popular with over 300 people attending to see what makes a modern energy-efficient home.
As part of our committment to bringing a better future to building in NZ, we are working with Ara on an exciting Tiny House project.
Back by popular demand, we have another Formance open home coming up - this time in Howick, Auckland.
Back by popular demand, we have another Formance open home this weekend - this time in Timaru.
Calling all Cantabrians - are you looking for a great day out finding inspirational ideas, products and services for better living (including the best way to build your new home...
On Saturday 10th March we held a great mid-build event in Christchurch in conjunction with the team from Blue Summit Construction.
Come along to learn how Formance can power up your project to be the most energy efficient home possible.
We are excited to be working with ARA in Canterbury on 2 Tiny House projects.
We're back, by popular demand!
Thanks to everyone who attended our Hawea Flat mid-build open home last weekened. It was a fantastic event, and considering the relatively remote location, turnout was great.
Do you want to experience the Formance difference for yourself (and enjoy an excuse for a day out in one of New Zealand's most beautiful regions)?
This is just a quick note to recap 2017 - a great year for Formance (and for high performance living in New Zealand).
This is just a quick note to say thanks to everyone who came and attended our finished-build open home in Christchurch on Saturday.
Calling all builders, designers, and architects.
Want to see what real Formance customers have to say about working with us? Here's a quick mid-build update from Scott, one of our customers:
Calling all builders, designers, and architects.
One of the best things about building with Formance SIPs is that our product is very friendly towards the environment.
Want to learn more about how you can achieve year-round comfort and drastically reduced power bills in your next build (and all while being friendly to the environment as well)?
Formance featured on Grand Designs New Zealand Season 3 Episode 5 with George and Yvonne's amazing home in Tasman.
Another great event done and dusted for the Formance team - this time it was the 2017 Canterbury Home Show.
Today is a very exciting day at Formance HQ here in Christchurch - our stand components for the Canterbury Home Show have been picked up, and are now being assembled...
Exciting news! Formance will be exhibiting at the 2017 Canterbury Home Show.The Canterbury Home Show brings dozens of top quality exhibitors into one place to showcase new and innovative products...
One of the things we enjoy the most here at Formance is getting great feedback from our customers on how much of a difference our SIPs have made to their...
Due to the popularity of our recent mid-build open home in Sefton, we are holding another Canterbury open home. This time it's a finished-build open home, in Redcliffs (Christchurch).
Want to see Formance panels in action during the build process? We're holding a mid-build open home in Sefton, Canterbury on Saturday 9th September.
It was a great privilege for the Formance team to be part of the 2017 Christchurch Go Green Expo.
Want to catch up with the Formance team in person and learn more about Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) and high performance housing?
Want to get inspiration for a green home and eco-friendly lifestyle? The Go Green Expo 2017 is one of New Zealand's leading eco-friendly expos, featuing a range of products and...
Want to know what real Formance owners have to say about their homes? Over the coming weeks and months we are going to be releasing a number of video testimonials...
After months of planning and preparation, hours of setting up, and three exhausting days of exhibiting, the Formance team have arrived back home in Christchurch following buildnz | designex 2017.
Today we are diving deeper into the benefits of building with SIPs - from the perspective of the homeowner, designer, and builder.
In this blog post we're going to take a closer look at what Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are, and how they differ from traditional "sticks and fluff" building.
On Saturday 27th June, Formance (along with Graeme Jacobs Architect and Image Builders) held a very successful mid-build open home at a stunning Christchurch property.
This is just a quick note letting you know Formance will be exhibiting at buildnz | designex 2017 in Auckland.
Recently we held a finished-build open home at a stunning property in Seatoun, Wellington. This was a great opportunity for designers and prospective Formance home-owners to come and check out...
How would you like to experience the future of construction in New Zealand? Here’s your opportunity!
A Formance client, Matt from Christchurch, recently sent us through this incredibly impressive image showing how much his energy usage has dropped since having a new work studio built on...
Are you going to be attending the Wellington Better Home & Living Show? The show is on today (12th May) until Sunday 14th May at Westpac Stadium, and features a...
Old technology is still the norm in mainstream NZ building, with it's inherent problems of vapour control, durability and poor thermal performance.
We all know seeing is believing, so we wanted to share with you this one minute video of a school being constructed in Christchurch this month.
Having recently conducted panel testing to measure their earthquake resistance we were anxious to see how well Formance stood up to the powerful 7.8 earthquake that struck on 14th November...
A huge thank you to all the wonderful people who came along to meet us and see a SIP building in action at DesignEx 21-23 June 2015.
We’re talking about the classic and currently ubiquitous way in which the vast majority of residential dwellings are being constructed. Timber framed with fibreglass insulation.
Batts, an excellent solution to insulation when the importance of increased insulation was realised in the late 1950's.