Structural Survey: Volume 32 Issue 4


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Variance in paint maintenance frequency in tropical salty environment

Clement Oluwole Folorunso, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad

Paint that is used as exterior finish is subject to the stresses of the climate. The factors of climate such as sun and rain are major source of quick deterioration of paint. The…

Evaluation and selection of curtain wall systems for medium-high rise building construction

Abdul-Mohsen Al-Hammad, Mohammad A. Hassanain, Mohammed N. Juaim

– The purpose of this paper is to present a systematic approach for the evaluation and selection of curtain wall systems for medium-high rise building construction.


Sustainable development : A qualitative inquiry into the current state of the UK construction industry

Michelle C. Brennan, Alison J. Cotgrave

Despite the surge of interest in construction sustainability and the many Government initiatives encouraging reform in the UK construction industry (CI), the prevalence of…


Adding value and meaning to coheating tests

Anne Stafford, David Johnston, Dominic Miles-Shenton, David Farmer, Matthew Brooke-Peat, Chris Gorse

The coheating test is the standard method of measuring the heat loss coefficient of a building, but to be useful the test requires careful and thoughtful execution. Testing should…



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