Technical - Construction
A cavity wall is two masonry walls separated by an air space or cavity. This simple building design concept has huge benefits. For the life of the building, It gives built-in insulation from both temperature extremes and noise.
Few things irritate us more than exposure to excessive noise. For schools, it's more than just an annoyance. In France, a study found that with every 10-decibel increase in classroom noise, students' language and math scores decreased by 5.5 points.
This Management Summary and consolidation report of the LCA study by the University of Pretoria compares the electricity use of 6 different
In 2013, ClayBrick.org and the University of Pretoria made history through the signing of the agreement to pursue the industry 'Life Cycle Assessme
This Technical Note was developed on behalf of the Clay Brick Association of South Africa in response to a call for data from the CSIR (Council Sci