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The 10 Most Beautiful Metal Building Homes on Pinterest

As a smart homeowner, you already know that metal homes are a great choice. They provide unmatched durability, insulation, and sustainability that few other materials offer. Plus, they are by far one of the most affordable types of homes. But did you know that metal homes could also come in beautiful designs?  Just in case you’re looking for some inspiration, we’ve got you covered. Here, you’ll find the 10 most beautiful metal homes from Pinterest. By the time you’ve reached…

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These Barndominium Designs are Going Crazy on Pinterest

Introduction Barndominiums are getting increasingly popular, especially on social media sites such as Pinterest where users can upload their favourite designs, or even their barndominiums, for collection on boards or be pinned by the masses. With a wide variety of designs to choose from, and interiors that range from open plan basics to fully kitted out and integrated rooms, you can customise your barndominium to match your exact needs. With that said, let’s take a look at the top 10…

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25+ Shipping Container House Plans

Container homes are a very popular trend in design and architecture today. Using a storage container as a living area might seem like a wild idea, but you might be surprised at just how practical it can be. Modern shipping container homes are so sophisticated that they even rival the traditional home. You can have everything from a basic house for simple living, to a large, luxurious container estate. In this article, we focus on these homes, and help you…

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Solar Powered Sleeping Pods: Winter Safety For The Homeless 

German city Ulm has recently rolled out a new benevolent concept as a means to keep its homeless safe during harsh weathers. With solution focused determination, experts manufactured highly technological weatherproof nests powered by renewable energy. Currently in the second year of trials, they have been called ‘Ulmer Nests.’ Though the nation is Europe’s strongest economic system and the fourth-largest around the globe, statistics still show a recurring issue of 860,000 homeless German nationals, particularly increasing in 2014 when a…

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Private Voyager Space Station For Tourists Under Design!  Will You Be Gazing At The Cosmos In 2025?

Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC) has newly released information on their Voyager Station project. It will be launched as the first commercially available of its kind, performing on artificial gravity and a hosting capacity of up to 400 people. OAC mentions this as a largely historic event, enabling humans to live outside of the Earth for longer periods of time in a way that is both sustainable and closely related to the functionality of life on the ground.  With near lunar…

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A Turn Of Leadership: Small Airplane Models Guiding The Post-Pandemic Return Of Flights 

It is now a widely known fact that most industries have been drastically impacted by the rise of this pandemic. Airline companies have been challenged particularly as the demand for travel decreases and restrictions of mass gatherings call for creative solutions. The Brazilian airplane fabricator Embraer recently revealed that models with 70-140 seats have been taking the lead as aerial operations return to life, showcasing how a reduction in size best suits current societal constraints.  What is to be expected?…

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Booming Online Retail And The Expanding Demand In Warehouses

Online retail stores have been facing a gigantic booming effect as lockdown restrictions continue to direct consumers to online shopping modalities. The increasing demand has led to an apparent investment in supply chain and logistics throughout countless global enterprises, sending e-commerce platforms on the lookout for bigger and more compatible storage systems.  Though this shift was already expected throughout the next five years, this surging pandemic has speedingly compressed the process to take place in merely twelve months, challenging businesses…

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What Makes A Building Material Sustainable? Top 5 Picks

Sustainability means a lot of things to a lot of different people. It’s a hugely broad concept that often frustrates people with its many different definitions. In general, sustainability means the capacity of something to endure forever and commonly it’s important to consider the social and environmental impacts of decisions made.  The same happens in the building industry regarding sustainability so we’re out to shed a bit of light on this topic; what characteristics does a building material need to…

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How Did COVID Affect 2021 Steel Prices?

What Influences the Price of Steel? Steel is a global commodity that has a complicated pricing structure and just like gold and silver markets, steel price varies on a daily basis. Everything from the cost of the raw materials to fuel prices has a direct impact on the price of steel on a daily basis.  Prices are influenced by other factors including: Global Economy Health Forecasted Supply and Demand Industry Trends: auto industry, construction, packaging Cost of Materials: Scrap metal…

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How COVID-19 has Boosted These 7 Hot Building Trends for 2021

2020 was the year for the record books, in so many ways both “good” and “bad”.  Namely the emergence of COVID-19 had a profound effect on our lives and applied a nearly ubiquitous need to evaluate our lives; how we live at home, how we interact with our families, co-workers and our communities at large.  One very true story is that 2020 fundamentally changed how we live in our homes and forced upon many of us, a deep review and…

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The Impact of Coronavirus On The Steel Industry [Updated]

Updated: 13th April 2020 Relief package for steel industry sought – Pakistans steel industry is seeking government assistance amid the corona virus downturn. Former president of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and executive member of Pakistan Steel Mills Association, Zubair Ali, on Saturday urged the government to open steel industry and give relief to the sector. Updated: 12th April 2020 The devastating effect of the coronavirus pandemic can not only be witnessed in the number of human casualties that…

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Analysis and Forecast for the 2020 Steel Market

This year, 2020, marks the beginning of a new decade, and this new decade is looking to be amenable to the steel industry. Recent breakthroughs in technology have made pre-engineered steel buildings with high structural integrity commonplace in an expanding market, but this is not the only driving force behind the steel industry. Steel has a multitude of benefits, which are now boosting sales and improving the market. The material is stable and has high aesthetic appeal, making it very…

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5 Iconic Buildings Redesigned in Modern Architectural Styles

Architecture is a constantly changing art. As every building is created, it reflects the climate and culture of its time, with the most iconic buildings becoming classic symbols of entire cities or countries. Most of these famous landmarks were built well in the past. But what if they had been designed today?  In this post by Green Building Elements, we explore 5 concepts examining that idea. The Eiffel Tower – Paris, France The first of these concepts is the Eiffel…

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Downward Trend For Steel Industry Fantastic News For Metal Builders

The Steel Industry has become the latest unwitting victim of a slowing Chinese economy and domestic market oversupply driven by the continuing trade war with the Trump Administration. The accelerated decline in demand for steel products is directly affecting critical global industries including automotive, industrial, oil and gas, machinery and importantly – construction. A sustained increase in Chinese crude steel production, which experienced a year-on-year increase of 10% between May 2018 and May 2019, masks the stark reality for this…

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Bamboo: The Ultimate Sustainable Construction Material

Bamboo is an unbeatable plant that has been used since ancient times for various purposes. In today’s world of plastic and steel, bamboo continues to grow in its importance, and is even being used as a housing material. The international technical cooperation organizations have recognized the exceptional qualities of bamboo and are carrying out an extensive research of its properties and uses. Apart from the qualities of the material, it is also lauded because of its potential contribution to the…

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Do These 7 Things to Slow RV Price Depreciation

Do you currently own an RV? If your answer is yes, then like 10 million other Americans you need to be aware of the steep price depreciation associated with owning an RV. It’s no secret that RVs don’t come cheap. They can cost anywhere between $10,000 and $500,000 depending on the model and type. But if you aren’t careful, the total cost could end up being a lot higher through Price Depreciation. What this means is over time, your RV…

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How to Heat Your Metal Building and Save on Energy Bills with Bitcoin

If you own a metal building, then you know that energy bills comprise a large portion of your monthly spending. What if there was a way to save at least 50% on heating your metal building? Heatmine is a Bitcoin mining company that recycles the excess heat from mining machines to heat up businesses and homes. This way, you lower your carbon footprint while greatly reducing your heating costs. Plus, you don’t ever need to worry about installation or maintenance.…

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Light Gauge Steel Framing Market Predicted $43.65 Billion By 2025

The market for light gauge steel has increased year after year, with Asia and the Pacific currently dominating the market thanks to things like China investing more into their housing schemes and other structural developments. As the world turns to more affordable and even eco-friendly building techniques and materials, there is becoming a growing need for light gauge steel. This is because this material is strong, durable and flexible, with many options available for both residential and commercial projects. Let’s…

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