Articles sponsored by established companies in the buildings industry.
Photovoltaic (PV) is one of the most promising renewable energy technologies that directly produce electricity from sun without any harm to the environment.
Glass blocks are a modern and attractive feature used to enhance the appearance of rooms in buildings. Glass blocks are generally used instead of windows and are also useful in building shower cubicles and partitions.
Successfully painting over hot dipped galvanized steel i sknown as duplex.
The February 2004 report by Market and Business Development (MBD) presents major conclusions on the European Construction Market. Article.
A pilot area of fibre reinforced paving has now been laid on the Parkway, off Camden High Street, covering an area of 100m2. Project.
Passive fire protection materials insulate steel structures from the effects of the high temperatures that may be generated in fire.. Article.
Examines industry trends/uncertainties, future market opportunities and requirements for development of the West Midlands building technologies cluster…Extract from the West Midlands Building Technology Cluster survey report.
More demanding thermal requirements have led to CERAM revisiting an idea developed in the early 1980’s: single leaf insulation masonry…
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide range of industries.
Concrete has been around since 5600BC. Developments since then are outlined including the discovery of portland cement. The composition and hydration or 'curing' of portland cements are explained as well as the benefits of steel reinforcement.