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John Caulfield / BUILDER / March 4, 2013
For the past several years, academies and laboratories have been trying to figure out how to reduce the damage to buildings caused by cracks in concrete.
There have been numerous approaches to this problem, including a form of concrete, developed in 2009 by the University of Michigan’s Advanced Civil Engineering-Materials Research Lab, which uses microfibers that allow the concrete to bend. The dry concrete absorbs moisture from the air and softens to fill tiny cracks (no wider than 150 micrometers) with calcium carbonate material.
In 2010, a student at the University of Rhode Island embeddedRead More
Hanley Wood Promotes Katie Weeks to Editor-in-Chief of ECOBUILDING Network – Rick Schwolsky Announces Retirement
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2013) – Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media and information company serving the housing and construction industries, announced today the appointment of Katie Weeks as editor-in-chief of ECOBUILDING Network. She will oversee ECOHOME and ECOSTRUCTURE magazines, as well as their online component, ecobuildingpulse.com.
Weeks joined Hanley Wood in 2009 and most recently served as editor-in-chief of ECOSTRUCTURE magazine. She will continue to report to Ned Cramer, editorial director.Read More