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Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.


Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

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FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

building materials

The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.



5 Ways Window Film Can Improve Your Facility

window film

Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.


Optimized Acoustics From ROCKFON

acoustics

The ROCKFON Group’s Optimized Acoustics™ meets both the sound absorption and blocking criteria of today’s commercial interiors, with the style of a smooth-finished ceiling system, while keeping on budget.


New Vikings Football Stadium First In U.S. With Transparent Roof

Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium

Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.



White House Event Stresses Resiliency In Building Codes/Standards

Resilient Building Codes

The White House is hosting a Conference on Resilient Building Codes today to highlight the critical role of building codes in furthering community resilience and the importance of incorporating resilience and the future impacts of climate change in the codes and standards development process.


thyssenkrupp To Install The Americas’ First TWIN Elevator System

TWIN elevator

thyssenkrupp will install the first TWIN elevator system in the Americas at Atlanta’s Technology Square, a high-performance computing center operated by Georgia Tech.


President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

building safety month

Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.