Article - 28 May 2004
In certain circumstances quantities of cullet may become available which cannot be recycled. It is in these situations that the use of glass cullet in alternative applications, such as in concrete,...
Article - 27 Feb 2004
Envirowise, the organisation for disseminating knowledge about government environmental initiatives, has brought out two guides to help management understand the implications of WEEE and RoHS.
News - 15 Jun 2007
This summer, among the more than 40 executive education programs offered by Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), six will focus on practice management and business development...
Article - 31 Mar 2003
From an energy and environment viewpoint, the glazed component of a building is, at the same time, the weakest and strongest element.
News - 1 Aug 2005
Interior surfaces within education environments can quickly start to look untidy and become damaged, due to the busy activities within a school and the large volumes of people passing through the...
News - 11 Jul 2005
Roofing membrane samples from 44 roofs in North America and Europe document the durability of Sarnafil’s vinyl roofing membranes in exposed applications, according to a study released here by...
News - 9 May 2016
To protect the lives of inhabitants, buildings are designed to sway and deform without collapsing in response to earthquake shaking. Many building owners and occupants also expect that, with a modest...
News - 25 Feb 2013
A new study prepared for the United States Department of Defense (DoD) confirms the importance of green-building certification programs as tools to reduce energy use and other operational...
News - 31 Jan 2013
Superstorm Sandy’s destruction was visible on the surface, yet under water the fierce storm also tore apart seawalls meant to protect the coast.
In order to help protect thousands of...
News - 23 Jan 2013
Vinyl siding ranks as one of the most environmentally-friendly exterior claddings today, as confirmed by a life cycle assessment (LCA) using Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability...