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Category : Building Technology Guide

Building technology and construction guide provides information on building and construction materials for different types of construction works.

LEED CERTIFICATION AND BENEFITS

What is LEED certification? In the United States and in a number of other countries around the world, LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability. Achieving LEED certification is the best way for you to demonstrate that your ...

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FORMWORK AND GOOD FORMWORK PROPERTIES

What is formwork? When concrete is fresh and in its liquid state it must be restrained within a mould in order for it to set in its required shape. Formwork is the term used to describe this mould. For most in-situ pours, ...

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Applications of Different Cement Types for Concrete Construction

Applications of Different Types of Cement for Concrete Construction Selection of cement based on suitability for different concrete construction is important for durability considerations of structures. Thus, making wise choice of cement type for particular construction site, prevents structure from deteriorating ...

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SPECIFICATION FOR MARBLE MOSAIC TILE FLOORING

The laying and finishing of cement concrete marble mosaic flooring tiles in floors, wall, staircases, etc. is discussed here. Materials required for mosaic tile flooring: Cement, sand, terrazzo tiles shall conform to the specifications detailed in the relevant standard code. Mixing of ...

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SPECIFICATION OF A GOOD QUALITY BRICK

Following are the requirement of a good quality bricks: (a)  Bricks for masonry in foundations, walls and other locations shall be hand or machine moulded and made from suitable soil and kiln burnt.  They shall have regular and uniform size and ...

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Safe Design and Construction of Multistoried RCC Buildings

Safe Design and Construction of Multistoried RCC Buildings A large number of reinforced concrete multi-storey frame buildings were heavily damaged and many of them collapsed completely in Bhuj earthquake of 2001 in the towns of Kachchh District (viz., Bhuj, Bhachao, Anjar, ...

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