These 3D-printed Bricks Could Replace Your Air Con

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These 3D printed bricks don’t look anything like an air conditioner, but that is what they are. Provided, of course, that they are wet and nature is allowed to do its thing. The idea of ‘evaporative cooling’ goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing […]

12 Amazing Building Block Raised Garden Beds

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Raised bed gardening has many benefits – the soil stays loose and well-drained since it doesn’t get continuously stepped on, and the beds are simply easier to plant and maintain since they are off the ground. Raised beds can be made from […]

Embodied Energy of Material Becoming More Important

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According to the recent report by Edge Environment  ‘Energy-efficient dwellings – Can embodied energy spoil the story?’  as buildings become more energy efficient, the energy it takes to make buildings becomes increasingly more important. More attention should be paid to […]

Energy Efficient Completely Recyclable Building Blocks

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A better environment can only be created through the promotion of sustainable development.  This means specifying and using building products that are energy efficient and completely recyclable themselves. Concrete masonry is also cost effective, meaning that by specifying CMA approved masonry units, as manufactured […]