Article - 7 Jan 2022
Today, a new breed of plant-based rigid foam products has entered the market, allowing developers to make use of the desirable characteristics of rigid foam without the environmental downsides.
Article - 30 Nov 2008
In recent years, community, industry and regulatory attention has focused on reducing energy use in all its forms. New houses can achieve energy efficiency goals by good design and building in brick
Article - 16 Oct 2006
This article discusses thin joint systems and ecohomes assessments.
Article - 12 Feb 2020
For materials to be used in construction projects they must first be analyzed to check that they meet certain requirements.
Article - 18 Feb 2020
Portland cement is the most common type of cement. It is used globally as a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco, and non-specialty grout.
Article - 29 Jan 2020
Graphene is the miracle material that is predicted to change the world or at least change the materials we currently use.
Article - 27 Aug 2019
Alloys are a fusion of metals and non-metallic elements. There are several common combinations of alloys; notably, silver and white copper create sterling silver.
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 - 16 May 2022
Growing evidence for anthropogenic climate change has forced industries to work to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Several strategies have been explored in the construction industry of late,...
Article - 19 May 2020
Modern building ceramics are often treated to achieve a range of special properties and to improve their overall quality.