News - 23 Jan 2011
Bayer has opened its first emissions-neutral office building in Asia as part of its Group-wide sustainability program. Bayer MaterialScience’s new building in Greater Noida, near New Delhi,...
Article - 25 Aug 2016
There is an increased awareness of the effect building materials have on the indoor environment. Therefore, the demand for green buildings is growing exponentially.
Article - 13 Jun 2003
The insurance industry is increasingly citing mineral wool as the preferred material for insulating composite panels, given the fire risk associated with composite panels with combustible cores....
News - 19 Sep 2006
The Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) today celebrated the conclusion of its program to provide sound insulation treatment for more than 2,400 homes and seven schools in neighborhoods near Detroit...
News - 25 Nov 2003
Natural Building Technologies have introduced Pavatherm, a high thermal and acoustic insulating fibreboard. The board is ecologically sound, easy to use and contains no glue or wood...
Article - 28 Mar 2003
Thermal properties such as thermal transmittance, thermal lag and thermal resistance are provided for a variety of wall types including cavity brick, brick veneer and weatherboard walls, both...
Article - 17 Oct 2003
This Chapter gives guidance on meeting the Technical Requirements and recommendations for suspended ground floors of in-situ and precast concrete and timber joists.
Article - 25 Mar 2003
The use of plastics and rubbers in building is increasing. Some applications such as pipes and gutters, roofing, cladding panels, anti-vibration mounts, sound insulation, thermal insulation and window...
Article - 16 Apr 2004
The building community soon may have radio vision - a new way to "see" moisture inside walls. Topic.
Article - 15 Sep 2003
Scottish based manufacturer, BPAC, use Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) in their manufacture of Structural Insulated Panels. Topic.