What is the practice of applying information models in modern construction
The editorial board addressed one of very few, in our country, experts on BIM-technologies, with a request to express their opinion on the practice of applying information models in construction.…

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How to insulate pitched roofs
Worldwide trend - energy saving - does not mean that it is necessary to insulate only the walls of houses. Of course, there are no other outlets in the high-rise…

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How to install solar panels on the balcony and loggia
About the autonomy of their housing are conceived, by the way, not only the owners of private homes. This topic is relevant for apartment owners. And if they can not…

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How to invent air conditioning: from coconut palms to split systems

In modern cities, we do not imagine life without an air conditioner. And few who know that his prototype appeared several millennia ago in India.
How to invent air conditioning: from coconut palms to split systems
What was an ancient Indian air conditioner
At the usual location of the entrance door, a frame of a special design was installed, which was tucked up by a variety of coconut palms – tatty. Continue reading

The most common types of insulation of the facades of houses. BauGut facade insulation system
The modern world-wide trend - energy saving, is to a large extent related to increasing energy efficiency of buildings and insulation of houses. The latter is especially relevant for our…

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Wooden fence in the garden
Rain, wind, sun and snow - which just does not have to withstand the garden fence and have at the same time a decent look. Achieving this is not easy,…

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Humus is foam polystyrene, which is used to warm homes
What is a good thermal insulation at home? This is when it's effective, reliable, and economically feasible. How safe is one or another insulating material, whether it is correctly selected…

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What is a LVV beam: its properties, its advantages and disadvantages
Of the many building materials for wooden houses, it is possible to distinguish, the so-called, lvv lumber (LVL). To build from it, you need to understand what characteristics it possesses,…

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