Tag: CO2-reducing

Construction Techniques

Low-cost methods can have substantial impact on reducing embodied carbon

September 3, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Low- and no-cost measures can significantly reduce embodied carbon in mid-rise commercial office, multifamily, and tilt-up-style buildings, according to Rocky Mountain Institute. Whole-building design, material substitution, and specification strategies can chop embodied carbon by 24% to 46% in those building […]


LafargeHolcim launches CO2-reducing cement business

August 9, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

According to the Cicero Center for International Climate Research, cement manufacturing is No. 3 in carbon dioxide emissions behind fossil fuels and land-use change and the pace of production has increased by 30 times since the 1950s and by 40 […]