The latest research results on concrete homebuilding systems:
Summarizes research on concrete, wood, and steel wall to determine their effectiveness in resisting wind driven debris from tornadoes or hurricanes.
Describes the results of testing that compared the ability of ICF walls and traditionally framed walls to resist the types of structural loads that occur in earthquakes.
Concrete roof tiles most often last the lifetime of a house, typically carrying a limited lifetime, non-pro-rated, transferable warranty.
This moldable material we call concrete has gone mainstream, catching the eyes of architects, designers, builders, and homeowners with an ever-increasing variety of colors and textures. Decorative concrete's popularity has grown rapidly due to the myriad design possibilities now available.
Mold growth in homes is the hot topic in the home building industry today.
Permeable interlocking concrete pavements (PCIPs) offer an environmentally friendly way of providing long lasting, beautiful walks and driveways. They effectively filter and drain stormwater back into the soil, while the availability of many lighter colors can help reduce the heat on site.
Describes the superior features of insulating concrete forms and compares composition, benefits, and cost.
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