29 Sep '14, 12am

Green Building | BRE launches new open air test facility - The BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials r...

The project was officially opened by the University’s Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex on Thursday 25 September. Research planned at the Building Research Park will analyse the environmental impact of construction materials in the future – including their energy efficiency, flood resilience, structural capability and internal air quality. The building has eight individual cells which are carefully constructed to be completely insulated from each other, each with a single face left exposed to the external environment. The faces are used to install walls made from a whole range of materials and construction systems, and the performance of these walls is evaluated in real life conditions – creating a more accurate picture of environmental performance than the u-value assessments currently used in building regulations. The HIVE is funded by the Engineering and Physical Scien...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingpress.co.uk/article.php?article_i...

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usgbc.org 29 Sep '14, 5pm

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theshoesnobblog.com 30 Sep '14, 1pm

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