A new study by researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis reports that red bricks, some of the world’s most well-known and inexpensive building materials, can be transformed into energy storage units that can be charged to store electricity, similar to a battery.
Lorin Industries, Inc., the global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces the updated Anodized Copper Collection, ideal for exterior and interior architectural finishes.
Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom-designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze window and door systems, announces the Steel Window Institute (SWI), of which it’s a member, celebrated 100 years in service to the steel window and door industry.
Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze window and door systems, announces that its Jamestown175TM Series hurricane pivot doors have passed stringent wind tests and are certified for use within hurricane and impact zones. The doors adhere to Miami-Dade County, Florida Building Code (FBC) and High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) standards.
Scientists have demonstrated that a combination of building rubble and old tires could be utilized as a sustainable material for making roads, offering a zero-waste solution to support the circular economy and increase recycling.
Penn Color’s UV Enhancer is a new UV stabilizer formulation that when added to PVC compound and extruded profiles extends the weathering performance. As trends toward darker colors in building and construction pushes the limits of PVC formulations, adding UV Enhancer to window and fence profiles can increase weathering performance up to 60%.
In view of the recent fires and loss of life in refurbished buildings, Cintec™ has been fully aware of the danger of fire and has always produced fire resistant remedial anchors and reinforcement.
The Association for Project Safety (APS) has today welcomed the Westminster Government’s Draft Building Safety Bill that aims to improve building and fire safety, issued on Monday 20th July.
BSI, in its role as the UK National Standards Body, announce a new National Standards programme to raise professional competence in the built environment sector.
Peab has been commissioned to rebuild and extend House M at Lund University. The customer is Akademiska Hus AB and the contract is worth SEK 231 million.