Build 107: Building materials

1 August 2008

Insulation. Building materials. Barriers. Energy smart - what does the future hold?

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Feature section: Energy

Energy has become a major talking point in recent years. Increasing cost, supply shortages and environmental concerns are all driving interest in improving the energy efficiency of buildings and looking at alternative energy sources.

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Feature section: Building materials

The range of building materials available continues to expand making choices increasingly complex. Even decisions on everyday products like fasteners require a good understanding of characteristics to know what will perform best in any given situation.