News - 8 Nov 2006
Millions of tonnes of carbon and billions of pounds from fuel bills could be saved by simple measures like cavity wall insulation, new Government analysis reveals today.
The initial report from...
Article - 1 Apr 2003
Scientists have found a use for the portion of glass that is unsuitable for recycling. Concretes with crushed glass contents as high as 20% have been found to suitable for use in bike paths,...
News - 10 Jan 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Glass & Smart Windows Market (2013 - 2017) "report to their offering.
Smart glass is widening its applications...
Article - 30 Oct 2012
Foundations have their own unique designs and concreting these foundations requires a number of highly regulated steps, including site inspection.
Article - 30 Nov 2008
In recent years, community, industry and regulatory attention has focused on reducing energy use in all its forms. New houses can achieve energy efficiency goals by good design and building in brick
Article - 16 Sep 2008
Storms, flash floods, hurricanes and even burst water mains can cause houses and buildings to be flooded. After the immediate flood danger has passed, cleaning up a flooded building poses numerous...
Article - 24 Nov 2006
This article is a guide to the different types of cement.
News - 3 Sep 2007
Another year of imminent severe winter weather and hurricanes means now is the time for homeowners and housing contractors to prepare their homes. Consecutive years of treacherous weather have...
Article - 27 Oct 2003
This Chapter gives guidance on meeting the Technical Requirements and recommendations for floor finishes, including integral insulation, screeds, ceramic, concrete and similar tiles, flexible sheet...
Article - 10 Oct 2003
The Peabody Trust wanted an image that revealed and reflected the innovation of the modular technology incorporated in this five-storey block of 30 flats, and which minimised disruption on site for...