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Internal wall insulation

Internal Wall Insulation: Pros and Cons

Internal wall insulation involves the application of an insulating…
Underground electrical wiring

Designing Underground Electrical Wiring Systems

To design an underground electrical wiring system properly, it…
shock response spectrum

What is and how to obtain a Shock Response Spectrum

Shock response spectra are used in seismic engineering to assess…
Shallow foundation

Shallow Foundation: Types and BIM Design Methods

Beams, plynths, foundation slabs: Find out more about types of…
Radiant heating

How do Radiant Heating Panels work and which type to choose?

Radiant heating panels offer many advantages in terms of thermal…
how to install battery to solar panel

Solar battery installation: tips for an optimal setup

Where to install solar panel batteries for maximizing storage…
Wood roof

Why Choose a Wooden Roof?

A wooden roof is an appealing, sustainable, cost-effective, and…
air source heat pump

Air Source Heat Pump: Operation and Benefits

The air source heat pump is the technical term for referring…
Slab-foundation

Slab Foundation: from Calculation to Implementation

Discover more about slab foundations, when to prefer them to…
FEM-thermal-bridges

The FEM Method Applied to Thermal Bridges

Discover how to calculate thermal bridges using the Finite Element…
BIM for health and safety in construction

BIM for health and safety in construction

Discover the fundamental role of BIM in promoting health and…
Brick-masonry

Brick masonry as a revolutionary material

What is brick masonry? What are the different types and uses…
Building Structure

Load-bearing Structure: Principles and Innovations

A load-bearing structure is the assembly of elements providing…
Electrical Inspection

Electrical Systems Inspection: Types and Importance

Electrical inspections ensure long-term safety and functionality…
Parapet Scaffolding

Scaffolding parapet and edge protection: Features and Requirements

The scaffolding parapet is a safety measure for working at height.…
BIM models and Facility Management

BIM models and Facility Management: operational optimization

The adoption of BIM models in Facility Management translates…
Solar Energy

What is Solar Energy and how does it work?

Solar energy is the ultimate renewable source. Learn what it…
Construction risk management plan

Construction risk management plan: managing risks to plan for success

Discover the importance of the construction risk management plan…
Earthquake Reinforcement

Earthquake Reinforcement: What You Need to Know

What does earthquake reinforcement entail? What are the types…
DAO

DAO in construction: managing projects innovatively

Explore how the use of DAO in the construction industry improves…
Solar Roof Shingles

Solar roof shingles: types, and costs

Solar roof shingles are the solution for those who want to install…
thermal bridging around windows

Thermal Bridging in window applications

What causes thermal bridging around windows? What are the most…
Steel Structure Design

Steel Structure Design: 10 Useful Tips

If steel structure design seems challenging, follow these 10…
maintenance log

Maintenance log: what is it and how to create it

The equipment maintenance log, lists the operations performed…
air distribution system

What is an air distribution system and how to manage maintenance

An air distribution system is a system that aims to ensure a…
BIM sustainable procurement

The new frontiers of BIM in sustainable and digital procurement

BIM redefines procurement with sustainable and digital strategies.…
Passive house

Passive house: what it is, how it works, and 7 basic principles

The passive house is a sustainable, zero-impact, and highly energy-efficient…
IFC future-proof

IFC Longevity and Future-Proofing: The Pillars for Sustainable Construction

Here's how IFC is revolutionizing the AEC sector, ensuring interoperability…
Green building

Green building: features and famous examples

Recyclable materials, rainwater harvesting, use of energy from…
construction draw schedule

Construction Draw Schedule: The Complete Guide

The construction draw schedule is a plan indicating when and…
openCDE

CDE and openCDE: The Future of Collaboration in BIM

An openCDE is a web-service-based technology aiming to directly…
photovoltaic vs solar panels

Photovoltaic vs Solar Panels

The difference between solar and photovoltaic panels? The former…
Shed Roof

Shed Roof: Usage and Advantages of Sawtooth Roofs

When to choose shed roofs, what advantages and applications they…
Construction Submittals

The Importance of Construction Submittals

Construction submittals are documents used to request approval…
Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design with BIM

Control and awareness of project choices can significantly impact…
Run to failure maintenance

Run to Failure Maintenance: Definition, Strategy and How to implement it

Run to failure (RTF) maintenance is a planned corrective strategy…
Construction Estimating

Construction Estimating Tips: 5 Essential Insights

Construction estimating defines the total cost for its realization.…
Innovative building Systems

Innovative building systems you need to know

3D printing, prefabricated modules, rammed earth, and bamboo…
Scope of Work in Construction

Scope of Work in Construction: What It Is and How to Write It

A "scope of work" (SOW) describes project activities and sets…
Visible electrical system

Visible electrical system: solutions and advantages

Different ways to create a visible electrical system safely,…
construction progress photos

The importance of Construction Progress Photos in monitoring project advancement

Regularly capturing construction progress photos is crucial for…
Building automation systems

Building automation systems: revolutionizing construction

Heating, ventilation, lighting... Discover how building automation…