Where we are right now, the trees have lost their leaves, the days are growing shorter and television weathermen have dusted off the term “wind chill factor” yet again. It’s a good time of year to be indoors, close by the fire and in a comfortable...

This month, ASTM International, formerly the American Society of Testing and Materials, the organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials and products worldwide, announced a new testing standard to measure how fast water will go through permeable...

DIY projects always leave you feeling fulfilled and proud when finished, but starting out is generally the hardest part. Tools, techniques and time can lead to some anxiety when trying to get a project off the ground, but with the introduction of online tutorials and...

Clay brick pavers from Pine Hall Brick Company have been used in a number of different preservation projects, from the Colonial-era historic district of Annapolis, Maryland, where the surrounding neighborhood saw the beginnings of a new nation, to the campus of Flagler College in St. Augustine,...