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2017 Hot Trends in Brick
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2017 Hot Trends in Brick

Brick options continue to evolve for virtually endless aesthetic flexibility. More

84 Lumber Super Bowl Campaign Shows Border Wall With a Big Door
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84 Lumber Super Bowl Campaign Shows Border Wall With a Big Door

The building supply company aired a Super Bowl ad and accompanying web video that... More

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Scientists Create "Green" Plastic Made from Pine Needles
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Scientists Create "Green" Plastic Made from Pine Needles

When pine trees are harvested, the needles are simply discarded. Before too long,... More

New Zip System Vers 2.0 Meets Increasing R-Value Requirements
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New Zip System Vers 2.0 Meets Increasing R-Value Requirements

At the 2017 International Builder Show, contributor Matt Risinger visited the... More

New Product Simplifies Rigid Foam Installation
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New Product Simplifies Rigid Foam Installation

The Rigid Foam Clip speeds up installation of rigid foam insulation in floor and... More

Scientists Look For Ways to Turn Cement's Weakness to Strength
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Scientists Look For Ways to Turn Cement's Weakness to Strength

Concrete isn't thought of as a plastic, but plasticity at small scales boosts... More

Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How to Make Unbreakable Materials?
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Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How to Make Unbreakable Materials?

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret... More

November Sees Price Increases for Most Building Materials
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November Sees Price Increases for Most Building Materials

OSB follows up October decline with prices reaching their highest levels since... More

Largest "Mass Timber" Building in U.S. Opens
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Largest "Mass Timber" Building in U.S. Opens

What is claimed to be the largest "mass timber" building in the US and the... More

Cement May be Able to Soak Up Greenhouse Gases
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Cement May be Able to Soak Up Greenhouse Gases

New finding could alter global emissions reduction plans. More

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