Article - 20 Jul 2006
Celcon Blocks do not burn and can be used to contain or prevent the spread of fire within a building. Up to a 4 hour fire resistance can be achieved with a regular 100mm thick block making them the...
Article - 3 Dec 2003
Gives requirements and methods of test for gypsum plasterboard for use as lining in buildings, excluding that which has been subjected to secondary manufacturing operations. Types of gypsum...
News - 10 Jun 2014
Snowsound Acoustic Panels were chosen by Buildings.com as a finalist in the Technology Support category for the 2014 Product Innovations Award.
Unwanted sound is formed by waves that are reflected...
News - 17 Dec 2008
Move over, drills, saws, and jackhammers. Now there's something much faster for search-and-rescue missions. And, it just won a technology Best-of-the-Year Award from Popular...
Article - 2 Jan 2013
Bricks are one of the oldest types of building materials and are inexpensive to manufacture, very durable, and require minimal maintenance.
News - 22 Mar 2007
Pac-Van, Inc. has won two First Place awards and an Honorable Mention at the Modular Building Institute's annual convention - adding to its long history of success in the modular building...
News - 22 Nov 2005
An average of a quarter of a million American families have one or more rooms in their homes ruined and their lives disrupted each winter by water pipes freezing and breaking, warns the nation's...
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.
News - 7 Jan 2016
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation today broke ground on a project that will add a FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing line at its Clarke County, Ala., oriented strand board (OSB) mill.
News - 11 Apr 2014
"Green technology" and "sustainability" are today's watchwords in construction. As building with the minimal amount of environmental impact is becoming a priority, Veteran...