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5 Ideas for Improving Yourself in 2022

5 Ideas for Improving Yourself in 2022

Brief  If your New Year's intentions are waning, try revising core habits such as your sleep schedule, exercise routine and daily practice of visualizing success, writes Scott Eblin, who shares what he's working on. "If your mojo is fading, take a little bit of time...

How to Chase Growth Instead of Perfection

How to Chase Growth Instead of Perfection

Brief  Changing your focus from perfection to producing excellent work in partnership with others can help you become more efficient without sacrificing quality or affecting morale, writes self-described perfectionist Naphtali Hoff. "When we pursue excellence or high...

What is Tadelakt?

What is Tadelakt?

Brief  Tadelakt is a lime-based plaster finished to form a durable, waterproof surface with a distinct appearance. Find out more about its uses with this handy guide.   Insight Tadelakt, sometimes referred to as Moroccan plaster, is a traditional plaster...

Can Ground Glass Pozzolans Replace Fly Ash in Concrete?

Can Ground Glass Pozzolans Replace Fly Ash in Concrete?

Brief  Coal power plants across the US are closing, and concrete producers may need to find a replacement for the coal waste product of fly ash. Experts say ground glass pozzolans could serve as a replacement, but the process for recycling glass poses challenges....

How Automation is Taking Shape in Construction

How Automation is Taking Shape in Construction

Brief  Automation is set to transform construction to meet growing demand and will take on several forms. Autodesk Senior Director Mark Davis offers examples of what's in store under the heading of industrialized construction in terms of off-site and on-site...

Why you Need to Upgrade to Modern Windows

Why you Need to Upgrade to Modern Windows

Brief  Maximizes all cottage views (not just the lake), more energy efficient, long-term cost savings, little to no maintenance, noise reductionو better, natural ventilation, are the features that lead us to modern windows.   Insight For a lot of us, a cottage’s...

Creating a Sustainable Future with Green Buildings

Creating a Sustainable Future with Green Buildings

Brief  The intangible benefits of new green buildings include enhanced air quality, excellent daylighting, health of the occupants, and conservation of scarce resources.   Insight The effect of climate change in India has been pronounced. Five of the warmest...

When Will We See Autonomous Trucks on Construction Sites?

When Will We See Autonomous Trucks on Construction Sites?

Brief  Autonomous cars are hot topics these days, especially as more test drives occur and industry authorities start looking at legislation to keep roads safe without stifling self-driving vehicle innovation. However, it’s also useful to think about the potential of...

Should You Choose Precast Concrete or Site Cast Concrete?

Should You Choose Precast Concrete or Site Cast Concrete?

Brief  Should you choose precast concrete or site cast concrete? This is a vital question for anyone planning a commercial, hospitality or healthcare construction or renovation project. The answer will depend on what your business requires.   Insight Introduction...

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