As they say, what goes around … . With skyrocketing fuel prices, energy concerns dominated the decade of the 1970s, and Concrete Construction devoted the July 1978 issue to the subject. Some of the topics covered, such as how to insulate concrete walls, still seem timeless today. Others—foam domes, anyone?—were a product of the era. For the techies, there was “Thermal inertia of concrete: How thermal inertia fits into the calculation of the actual thermal performance of a building.”
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