News - 2 Nov 2018
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A ban on flammable cladding similar to the material used in Grenfell Tower is not enough, says the Fire Brigades Union.
On 14 June 2017, a malfunctioning...
News - 17 Feb 2017
The building sector contributes up to 30% of global annual greenhouse gas emissions, thus it plays a vital role in mitigating climate change. Building with wood is a part of the solution, as wood is...
News - 16 Mar 2016
Insulating a home or a building is not a new idea. Many of us have seen the yellow fiberglass batting, insulation sprayed into the attic or the foam boards often used for insulation on homes and...
News - 11 Jan 2016
Wood crackles as it burns in a chimney or campfire. When concrete is exposed to fire it chips and flakes - a process known as spalling. Both effects are due to the same phenomenon: water trapped...
News - 1 Dec 2015
Using an old 19th century apartment block in Oslo as a case study, researchers are looking for conservation measures for heritage buildings.
How can we make them watertight, insulated and...
News - 4 Jun 2015
Lucideon, the international materials consultancy, is pleased to announce the publication of the technical paper ‘Energy Saving: The UK Approach to Insulating the Fabric of Existing Masonry...
News - 27 Mar 2015
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Mechanical Fasteners in Construction Market Report - UK 2015-2019 Analysis" report to their offering.
This report attempts to...
News - 1 Oct 2014
Lucideon, the international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, and formerly known as Ceram, is now providing European Technical Assessments (ETAs) for External Wall Insulation...
News - 21 Aug 2014
Building-integrated vegetation (BIV) -- the use of green roofs and green walls to improve air quality, manage storm-water and generate energy savings -- is experiencing a burst of innovation to lower...
News - 22 Jul 2014
Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 in collaboration with International Construction Week is passionate about great architecture and all things sustainable. A show that is committed to providing positive...