Concrete researchers have recently focused on using nanomaterials to develop superior coating materials. In particular, graphene oxide, produced by the chemical exfoliation of graphite, has emerged as a promising candidate for concrete protection.
Modern building ceramics are often treated to achieve a range of special properties and to improve their overall quality.
Geopolymer foam concrete has become increasingly popular mainly due to its property as an excellent thermal insulator, allowing buildings in cold regions to retain heat and therefore become more energy efficient.
Nondestructive metrology techniques are beneficial when it comes to analyzing building materials, particularly concrete and pavement. Metrology can also be invaluable when it comes to assessing potholes and the overall status of roadways.
With termite season approaching this article looks at how you can help prevent your home becoming a meal for termites
In this article playground safety experts have compiled a list of helpful hints to help safely maximize children's experience on the playground and to help take advantage of the many benefits of play
Photovoltaic (PV) is one of the most promising renewable energy technologies that directly produce electricity from sun without any harm to the environment.
Comprising a building's roof, foundation, and sides, building fabric is a fundamental factor when it comes to managing indoor temperature and environment.
Portland cement is the most common type of cement. It is used globally as a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco, and non-specialty grout.
Rheology is the science of deformation and flow of matter. It deals with relationships between stress, strain, rate of strain, and time.