Sound is energy. Stopping sound usually means absorbing it with mass
Mar 3 2020
Wind damage is not restricted to hurricane zones, so why does wind-resistant construction limit itself?
Feb 24 2020
This building is designed with the sun—rather than with dimensional lumber—in mind
Feb 15 2020
Barriers, air gaps, continuous insulation, and redundancy give durability to a new crawlspace
Feb 3 2020
Different proportions of the same four ingredients yield different strength mixes of concrete for structural and non-structural parts of a building
Nov 4 2019
Ray tracing animations show how sound in an enclosed room reflects off of hard surfaces, creating reverberations and echoes that can make spoken language unintelligible.
Oct 14 2019
Like billiards, with acoustics it's all about the angles
Oct 8 2019
Can a wall plummet from R-50 to R-12 because of the studs?
Oct 7 2019
This sand-and-water model confirms mathematical predictions about how groundwater moves through soil
Sep 30 2019
Materials absorb or reflect sound, but not all frequencies are the same
Sep 27 2019
Aggregation // Design, Demolition, Sitework, Framing, Roofing, WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim, HVAC & Mechanicals, Insulation & Air Sealing
The Model Remodel Show followed the progress of the 2017 Model Remodel project by Professional Remodeler magazine.
Sep 16 2019
How steel reinforcement makes concrete stringer: by giving it tensile strength. And how to boost tensile strength with prestressing or post-tensioning
Sep 10 2019
How building materials absorb, reflect, and transmit sound waves
Apr 28 2019
When soffits blow off, wind-driven rain pushes into the building causing damage to attic insulation, interior walls and more.
Mar 22 2019
Dew point differs from relative humidity in that it measures exactly how much vapor is present. With relative humidity, it's all relative.