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Do You Know Which Types of Bricks are Using in Construction Projects?

Do You Know Which Types of Bricks are Using in Construction Projects?

Brief  Brick is still one of the most popular types of building materials in the world. It is used in almost every country due to the fact that it can still be made without any modern-day tools but are also easy to factory-make. Know, we have gathered seven major...

U.S Army’s Mobile Concrete 3D-printer Can Build Anything!

U.S Army’s Mobile Concrete 3D-printer Can Build Anything!

Brief  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES) program is a game changer for construction in remote areas. The project will supply rugged 3D concrete printers that can go anywhere and print (almost) anything.  ...

5 Basic Things Every Employee Wants from Their Job

5 Basic Things Every Employee Wants from Their Job

Brief  Your employees will stay when they feel valued, have the resources they need and are recognized and respected, says Denise Lee Yohn in this blog post and video. "Moreover, employees want to be respected as individuals, so we must acknowledge different needs and...

How to Limit the Use of Fossil fuels in Homes and Workplaces.

How to Limit the Use of Fossil fuels in Homes and Workplaces.

Brief  Building codes are long. They are wonky. They are dense. And they’re one of the most powerful tools policymakers can use to fight climate change, improve public health, and save households money.States and cities across the country are revamping these often...

Guide to Use Masonry Paint: What is? Where and How to Use

Guide to Use Masonry Paint: What is? Where and How to Use

Brief  A couple of coats of masonry paint will make your external surfaces look cleaner and fresher, and also offer a layer of protection against dirt, pollution and weather. Read on to find out more about masonry paint, including its differences from standard paint...

How to Retrofit a Building for Lower Energy Bill

How to Retrofit a Building for Lower Energy Bill

Brief  Retrofitting your home can help to lower your energy bills and make your home warmer — here’s what you need to know.Retrofitting helps to improve a property’s energy efficiency through the addition of new technology or features, and it can help to save you...

Low-cost Facades with Translucent Concrete

Low-cost Facades with Translucent Concrete

Brief  Two researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV, have designed and patented a new product that promises to revolutionize construction and other sectors. This is HTRANS, a pioneering translucent concrete.   Insight Translucent...

Building a Concrete Footbridge without the Need to Placing Concrete!

Building a Concrete Footbridge without the Need to Placing Concrete!

Brief  Researchers from EPFL have created a prototype footbridge that used reinforced concrete blocks without pouring concrete for the building project. The concrete blocks were cut from the walls of a building being renovated. The project marks the first time...

Concrete vs Clay Roof Tiles: Which is Right For You?

Concrete vs Clay Roof Tiles: Which is Right For You?

Brief  Concrete vs clay roof tiles — it is an issue often on the minds of those self building, extending or renovating. And with the question of what type of roof tile you use needing to be addressed early on in your project, the pressure is on to make a decision. ....

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