Article - 14 Nov 2019
Ceramic materials including brick, porcelain, and cement have been used to construct buildings for millennia, and are still some of the most widely used construction materials today.
Article - 3 Apr 2019
Home owners can adopt domestic micro-wind or small-wind turbines, much in the same way solar panels have been implemented.
News - 17 Nov 2009
Back-ventilated curtain facades extending to the high-rise building limit can now be efficiently thermally insulated with expandable polystyrene (EPS). This innovation became possible thanks to...
Article - 27 Mar 2003
The main use for calcium aluminate cements is monolithic refractories. Other applications include industrial flooring, chemical resistant floors and linings, sewers, building adhesives and mortars.
News - 29 Mar 2019
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have found an innovative and inexpensive solution to protect buildings against fault rupture.
Increasing demands for land use and population...
News - 28 Nov 2014
The era of the rope-dependent elevator is now over, 160 years after its invention. ThyssenKrupp places linear motors in elevator cabins, transforming conventional elevator transportation in vertical...
News - 22 Sep 2014
Azbil Corporation announces the development of its new savic-netTM for Integrated Building Management Systems for overseas markets, which will be available on October 1. Providing centralized control...
News - 14 Mar 2013
The High-Rise Insulation Experts at Thermafiber have developed another solution for the curtain wall industry.
The new system (CW-D-1014) was tested with a 24" high spandrel area, the shortest...
News - 22 Jun 2010
City National Plaza in downtown Los Angeles has received Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council under the Existing Building (EB) section of its Leadership in Energy and...
News - 12 Jan 2010
The challenging economic environment affected the overall performance of the environmental industry, especially during the first half of 2009. The period saw a decline in industrial production, and...