Tag: CO2

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Curbing CO2 at the Source: CHRYSO & GCP Demo Live at World of Concrete 2024

January 11, 2024

Via: gb&d magazine

CHRYSO & GCP will showcase its portfolio of solutions for the entire concrete construction journey at World of Concrete 2024. In addition, GCP Specialty Building Materials will feature its waterproofing and soil conditioning systems. Visit Booth #S11827 for live admixture […]


Recycled concrete and CO2 from the air are made into a new building material

October 7, 2021

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

A new kind of concrete could reduce emissions from the construction industry. Calcium carbonate concrete is made from waste concrete and carbon dioxide from the air or industrial exhaust gases. It shows promise as a future construction material, especially in […]

Construction Processes, Design, News, Sustainability

Injecting embodied carbon capability into the integrated design and construction process

May 26, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Our clients are increasingly asking us how they can construct a carbon-neutral facility and accounting for the embodied carbon of construction must be part of the equation for any carbon-neutral project. Embodied carbon is defined as the carbon footprint of […]


UCLA team nabs $2.9M grant to turn CO2 into concrete

July 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Sant, who is also the director of UCLA’s Institute for Carbon Management, said the product will have a carbon footprint 50% to 70% lower than that of regular concrete used in construction. The production of cement results in more than […]


Buildings can become a global CO2 sink if made out of wood instead of cement and steel

January 27, 2020

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

A material revolution replacing cement and steel in urban construction by wood can have double benefits for climate stabilization, a new study shows. First, it can avoid greenhouse gas emissions from cement and steel production. Second, it can turn buildings […]

Construction Techniques

Modern Materials: Memory steel, polymer uses CO2 to self-repair, and more

November 28, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

A team at Purdue University’s Lyles School of Civil Engineering has created a 3D-printed cement paste that gets stronger as it cracks, according to a statement from the university. The cement paste, inspired by arthropod shells, could help create more […]