Article - 14 Nov 2019
Buildings are being built with the capacity to both generate and store their power supply. Energy consumption is currently a major focus of government initiatives worldwide.
Article - 27 Apr 2007
Successfully painting over hot dipped galvanized steel, known as a duplex system, is an orthodox industrial painting procedure.
News - 3 Aug 2009
Architects wanting to get an early start on accumulating their first Sustainable Design (SD) credits under new American Institute of Architects (AIA) requirements can take a free online course on...
News - 5 Jan 2009
Dwellings in colonies on the moon one day may be built with new, highly durable bricks developed by students from the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech.
Initially designed to construct a...
News - 25 Sep 2008
The Apollo Moon missions of 1969-1972 all share a dirty secret. “The major issue the Apollo astronauts pointed out was dust, dust, dust,” says Professor Larry Taylor, Director of the...
News - 7 Aug 2007
GE Plastics today announced that its Lexan* Thermoclear* sheet is being used for the roofs of three stadiums under construction for the UEFA Euro 2008™ football championship. This versatile...
News - 12 Aug 2005
Following the success of their Cold Fusion Bonded Built-Up Roofing System, Liquid Plastics have developed a built-up system for inverted situations that can also be completely cold applied. The...
News - 28 May 2020
When most people think of ceramics, they might envision their favorite mug or a flowerpot. But modern technology is full of advanced ceramics, from silicon solar panels to ceramic superconductors and...
News - 19 Jul 2010
Can light-colored rooftops and roads really curb carbon emissions and combat global climate change? The idea has been around for years, but now, a new study by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley...
News - 15 Feb 2010
Green buildings do not just result from stringing together a series of highly efficient products and only using sustainable building materials but rather by intelligently combining innovative...