In recent years, glass fabricators have made significant advances in their technologies, creating a range of decorative glass applications that are increasingly specified by architects who seek distinctive, colorful or visually interesting designs.
Insulation in your home provides resistance to heat flow and lowers your heating and cooling costs.
Green buildings have a lasting impact both on the environment and on the people who live in them. Much has been said and written about the positive impact of green homes on the physical and emotional well-being of their dwellers and the overall ecosystem itself.
The wedi building board has a blue core made from extruded polystyrene rigid foam which is free from HCFCs. This makes the wedi building board the ideal base for all plastering and tiling work. It can be put on almost any surface, is waterproof, heat insulating, light and stable and can be used in a variety of circumstances.
A survey of 16,853 adults across 15 countries, across Europe and North America, found that despite 90% of respondents stating that they would enjoy spending more time in nature, over half (52%) said that in the last month they had on average only spent one hour or less a day in it.
To understand the benefits of using acetylated timber, we should point out the importance of acetylated wood not absorbing water
Who knew there were so many different types of scraper? As the global population continues to expand, and as the demand for space within urban
Accommodating for wind and snow is one of the important upfront considerations in the design and specification process. There is a multi-step process that must
It would be hard to pin point certain technologies that have rendered our modern homes functional. However, there is no dearth of modern designs, features,
Retailers are missing out on increased revenues by not communicating the sustainability of their offer effectively
SHARE New studies show that retailers are missing out on increased revenues by not communicating the sustainability of their offer effectively. Plastics hit the headlines
There are four main measures for a window’s energy performance: U Value, Air Infiltration, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient, Visible Transmittance
SHARE As we all know, the lifespan of vacuum insulated glass is as long as 25 years and above. In comparison with the other energy-saving
Choosing the right architectural glass is crucial to a successful project. For more informed decisions in the evaluation, selection and specification of architectural glass. Becoming
Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin With the changes in lifestyle and the cost of buying a new home
SHARE Construction, and more specifically, building, is one of the activities, along with transport, agriculture and industry, that has a greater impact on the environment,
In an independent study published by MindClick SGM in October 2010, 300 commercial and institutional architects and designers were asked about their bias in specifying
SHARE We live in a world that is growing very conscious about sustainability. So as societies we encourage each other to recycle and think green.
A thermal break is basically a piece of material that’s placed in the frame of a rooflight to minimise heat loss.