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  • Article - 8 Jul 2019
    Lime is one of the oldest building materials in existence and can be used to make many different types of mortar. Find out about the different types of lime, including lime putty and hydraulic lime.
  • Article - 8 Jul 2019
    The construction industry needs to reduce its environmental impact for sustainable development. How could industrial hemp be used as an alternative a to traditional building material?
  • Article - 8 Jul 2019
    Hemp, a plant that is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species, can be used to create an environmentally friendly building material. What is Hempcrete?
  • Article - 18 May 2019
    An earthquake moves the ground, both vertically and horizontally, beneath a building; typically as a sequence of shock waves radiated from an epicentre at brief intervals, like ripples emanating from...
  • Article - 18 May 2019
    At the end of a building's lifecycle, it continues to provide value. Through the selective disassembly of commercial and residential buildings, a crew can salvage a diverse variety of items like...
  • Article - 3 Apr 2019
    Energy efficiency should be as high on the list of desirables as the number of bedrooms, storage space and proximity to local schools/amenities when buying a new house.
  • Article - 14 Dec 2018
    This article explores the environmental implications of poor insulation.
  • Article - 31 Jul 2018
    This article discusses how nanocoating are used in construction to protect materials and promote efficiency.
  • Article - 15 Dec 2016
    DURAGRID® and DURADEK® high strength pultruded bar type gratings from Strongwell offer the intrinsic benefits of fiberglass and can also be designed and utilized just like traditional metal grates.
  • 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.