Article - 6 Jun 2007
Glulam is short for Glued Lamination, a process in which large structural memebers can be made from a large number of smaller pieces.
Article - 9 May 2007
Some species of trees are more effective at resisting biological hazards such as fungi and termites than other species.
News - 30 Nov 2010
Proceq has combined the best of Original Schmidt with the most advanced technology to create the new SilverSchmidt concrete test hammer.
The SilverSchmidt offers a virtually maintenance free,...
News - 21 Aug 2006
Earlier this year, American Clay Earth Plaster created the Dos Manos application system to augment the Traditional System, delivering a milestone in earth plaster application by eliminating the Primer...
Article - 21 Feb 2007
Timber is used extensively in many building types for applications such as floors, walls, ceilings, joinery, furniture, etc.
News - 12 Mar 2008
Life on earth began more than three billion years ago. Evolution had almost as much time to optimize biominerals like bone, dental enamel or mother-of-pearl. These composite materials produced by...
News - 20 Dec 2006
BuildDirect, the world's leading online wholesaler, has launched two new lines of flooring products to meet increased consumer demand for exotic hardwoods. The new lines, Toona, hand scraped hardwood...
News - 3 Jul 2014
The carbon footprint of the cement and concrete industry will be smaller, and commercialization of a new sustainable cement and concrete will be accelerated, thanks to a four-year research and...
News - 12 Oct 2009
New Silicone Material Attains Excellent Cost-Performance
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (President: Chihiro Kanagawa; Head Office: Tokyo), has developed and begun to market a low-hardness,...
News - 20 Feb 2008
The world’s first LEED for Homes™ Platinum Certification for a home remodel – a 1948 rambler – is also home to an innovative water management system from Culligan. Platinum is...