How to Drill into Tile to Avoid Cracking

How to Drill into Tile to Avoid Cracking

Brief  Looking for advice for drilling into tiles in your bathroom or kitchen? Try these tips from our DIY expert to avoid cracks and ensure your drill is up to the job.   Insight Drilling into tiles is relatively easy when you use the right tools, but it has the...
How to Insulating a Loft Hatch

How to Insulating a Loft Hatch

Brief  Insulating a loft hatch is a simple, cost-effective DIY task which could help prevent heat loss, draughts and condensation. Here’s what you need to know first.   Insight heat loss in your home. And, if you are insulating your loft, it makes sense to...
Cloud-based, Real-Time Pavement Rating Tool Tested

Cloud-based, Real-Time Pavement Rating Tool Tested

Brief  Detroit is testing Tactile Mobility’s Tactile Software Processor — a cloud-based technology that provides real-time updates on the condition of road pavement. The system uses a combination of signal processing, microphysical experiments and machine...
How Using 3D-printed Foam Can Cut Down Concrete Waste

How Using 3D-printed Foam Can Cut Down Concrete Waste

Brief   In an effort to cut down construction-related carbon emissions, researchers in the Digital Building Technologies (DBT) department at ETH Zürich have created FoamWork. The project examines how foam 3D printing (F3DP) can be used in conjunction with concrete...
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