When Aali Alizadeh looks at concrete, he sees more than just your typical grey, cementitious mixture. To him, it's a world of intrigue worthy of intense scrutiny and study.
Using less concrete can have multiple benefits in reducing project costs, saving time, improving safety, and shrinking a building’s environmental footprint. Here are seven ways it can be done:
As sustainability and efficiency have become higher priorities for the construction industry, a material that’s been around since the 1950s has been surging in popularity.
Twenty times stronger than wood, highly recyclable, and fire-resistant. When it comes to metals, steel really is in a class of its own. It’s prized as a construction material for its high tensile strength and … about Steel Construction: Faster, Cheaper, and Greener
Here are five ways the construction industry can make an impact by making projects more sustainable.
Mass timber is gaining popularity for tall builds because it's a relatively clean, cost-effective resource.
Recent disruptions, including COVID-19, regulatory changes, and product compliance concerns, have put the spotlight on procurement and supply chains for construction businesses. According to procurement experts, there are ways to turn these challenges into opportunities … about Is it Time to Do Some Procurement Housekeeping?
It is not just tougher policy that can tackle the risks of non-conforming building products and non-compliant product use. Everyone’s got a role to play.
The most advanced approaches to insulation might not even be about choosing a specific type of batt or foam. According to Jesse Clarke, building science manager for Pro Clima Australia, it is best to consider … about The Newest Insulation Trend Might Not Be What You Think