Thursday, 28 December 2017
With innumerous options available in constructional materials for all kinds of residential and commercial roofs, two of the most popular materials used today are fiberglass and polycarbonate. Now, when you are considering building a new structure or replacing the roof of your existing structure, you may be confused as to which material you should use. It is true that no material can have all the good points against another. But, you would definitely want to choose the one that has more benefits over the other; or the one that suits your particular requirements. So, how do you decide? This blog will let you know the aspects of both fiberglass and polycarbonate roofing sheets so that you can make an informed decision while buying your roof.
Thursday, 14 December 2017
More and more transparent structures are being used in constructing all sorts of commercial and residential buildings today. Traditionally, glass was used, but newer materials have been coming up lately. But, one drawback that has been seen with such transparent materials is that they are delicate or breakable, which is why they lack load capacity. But, with the advent of ETFE, this issue is seen to be resolved.
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Initially invented by DuPont in the 1930s as an insulation material for the aeronautics industry, and introduced by German engineer, Stefan Lehnert, in the 1980s as a building material, ETFE was not initially considered as a mainstream construction material. But, its remarkable properties have brought it the fame and popularity that it has achieved today.