Construction New York

Thanks to the evolution of construction, building homes and offices can now be done more efficiently and effectively. The following articles will provide you with information on the equipment and techniques used in the construction industry today.

Graphisoft EcoDesigner New York

Graphisoft EcoDesigner is an integrated, easy-to-use energy evaluation tool for architects in New York. EcoDesigner enables architects to control the energy consumption of their buildings, and sets new standards in sustainable design, making ArchiCAD the leading software solution for contemporary architectural demands.

Home Exterior Products New York

The Distinction Doors Signature Series of fiberglass entry doors has been expanded with the Rustic Collection. The Southwestern-style doors use the manufacturer's Hydroshield Technology to protect against moisture and water damage and prevent rotting and rusting.

Generators, Compressors and Saws New York

Valsi says fuel tanks leak on generators; Tap/Cummins says compressor has undersized power cord; Crain Cutter says toe-kick saws have problem with handle.

Flashing Factors New York

Rowlock brick sills contain many joints and are particularly susceptible to water penetration. For this reason, I do not recommend their use in freeze-thaw environments in New York.

Efficiency of Plant Operation New York

Plants can be old or new, transit mix or central mix, large or small in New York. But they all have one thing in common: How well they are managed has a significant effect on their overall efficiency. A simple definition of batch plant efficiency is the ratio of (a) the cost of inputs (employee hours, materials, energy, equipment, etc.) to (b) the revenue generated by sales of concrete. If you divide B by A and the result is less than one, you probably should begin planning your career change.

Incorrect Testing Practices New York

Conducting other tests improperly can also cause rejection of in-spec concrete at the jobsite in New York. Have your drivers learn the correct methods for sampling concrete, measuring slump and air content, and making and curing strength-test specimens in the field. They're your first line of defense against needlessly rejected loads of concrete.

Framing Square New York

When someone says "framing square," we all probably think of the same object. But before it became a mass-produced tool in early 19th century America–and the tool we all think of–medieval European timber framers used framing squares to lay out bents and ribbed vaults for houses and cathedrals.

Green Product Reviews New York

Englert LEED-compliant standing seam metal roof with photovoltaic laminates delivers much of the energy needs of the average American home without tapping into local utility resources.

Eliminating Swirls in Precast Panels New York

What can we do to eliminate swirls in precast panels? Sid Freedman of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute says such swirls are signs of segregation caused by the placing method. Read on to know more.

Energy-Efficient Lighting Controls New York

In fact, when it comes to marketing and selling energy-efficient, digital home technology, lighting control is a reasonable place to start.