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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

Construction & Retrofits Articles


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

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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.




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.