6 Architecturally Stunning Saunas You Need to Visit Next
The spring facilities at a popular health resort complement the wooded surroundings and pack a host of attraction: two outdoor saunas, an “adventure shower,” a terraced outdoor pool, and a sauna bar. Designed by Kauffmann Theilig & Partner, the structure also features a translucent membrane that shields bathers from the neighboring hotel and offers expansive views of the forest valley and river below.
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion Tester This instrument is used for determining the linear change of a refractory caused by a change in temperature and to ascertain the reversibility of these characteristics. It may also be used to determine the expansion and contraction characteristics of raw materials and refractories that do not exhibit reversible linear changes with increasing temperature
VERTICAL CRACKS Thermal expansion of the flue lining can cause vertical cracks to appear in the structure of the chimney, particularly where the flue is hidden within the thickness of a wall and where its actual presence has in any case introduced a point of weakness. Where this is the most likely cause of failure (and not settlement for example), the usual remedy is to install a flue liner (see Parging Failure below) which will provide some thermal insulation for the wall structure. Then…
Guarding Your Roof Against Sun Damage | The hot sun and heated summer weather causes a lot of roof deterioration, which leads to leaks and other roof problems. UV light, powerful IR radiation, and thermal expansion caused by the sun are to blame. These elements can cause serious damage to roofs that don’t have proper and adequate protection from the sun. Here are some tips to keep your roof looking great and serving its purpose of preserving and protecting your home.