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
Clay bricks are ceramic products – they are fired in a kiln rather than just dried in the sun.
A thermal performance comparison between six walling construction materials frequently used in South Africa
In 2013, ClayBrick.org and the University of Pretoria made history through the signing of the agreement to pursue the industry 'Life Cycle Assessme
An LCA is an internationally and scientifically recognised approach that measures the environmental impact of a product.
Please note that this Flexible & Rigid Paving Guide, the CBA Technical Guide and Bricklaying Made Easy
All building materials adjust their volume continuously in response to changes in temperature or moisture in the environment.
The insulation of external masonry walling in the RSA buildings is not mandatory in terms of the National Building Regulations.
The compliance route is assumed to be the Prescriptive or Deemed-to-satisfy route which is being followed by the appointed professional.
This document outlines the requirements for effective leadership in health and safety, in both large and small organisations.
Walling Requirements of Low Cost Housing in the Southern Cape Condensation Problem Area and the Need to Prevent Mould Growth
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