News - 24 Nov 2008
Developers masterminding the UK's biggest steam autoclaving plant at Derwenthaugh EcoParc revealed how the ambitious scheme will take shape today.
Computer-generated images of the former...
News - 7 Aug 2008
Victoria Gardens by Shea Homes will offer free solar power systems to its homebuyers through August 31. Shea Homes is the first builder to roll out a national solar offering and has chosen to work...
News - 10 Jul 2018
Tartu researchers have developed a unique material, which could make rapid and cost-effective 3D-printing of energy-efficient buildings from oil shale ash and milled peat a reality.
News - 8 Feb 2018
Engineers at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) have discovered a method to make wood more than ten times tougher and stronger than before; creating a natural substance that is stronger...
News - 25 Jan 2008
A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has found evidence that the prevalence of building-related symptoms (BRS) increases...
Article - 30 May 2007
This type of construction has been used successfully overseas for a number of decades.
Article - 1 Apr 2003
Electrochemical concrete repair is an alternative to large scale removal of concrete where the steel reinforcement has been corroded. The process, which works on the cathodic protection principle, is...
Article - 10 Jul 2008
Stainless steels are excellent combatants of corrosion and provide a wide choice of materials which, with careful selection and proper fabrication, enable the manufacture of cost effective critical...
Article - 28 Mar 2003
Mortar is the material that holds bricks together in a brick structure such as a wall. Topics such as colour, batching, lime addition, other additives and the types of mortar joints that can be...