Tag: low carbon

Construction Techniques

5 Innovations to Reduce Concrete Embodied Carbon in North America

February 21, 2024

Via: gb&d magazine

The construction industry—a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions—is undergoing a transformative shift toward decarbonization. One of the key strategies in this journey is the development of low carbon concrete. This article explores the latest developments in low carbon concrete—including […]


Port Authority of NY and NJ Sets New Low-Carbon Concrete Mandate

June 14, 2023

Via: ENR

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it reached an important milestone in a nearly three-year-old sustainable construction and design initiative. The agency announced earlier this month what it calls “industry leading” low-carbon concrete requirements for contractors […]


New strategy for designing thermoelectric materials

March 17, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) has succeeded in developing a new approach to the design of thermoelectric materials by constructing a database of electronic structure parameters correlated with materials’ thermoelectric conversion properties and by a comprehensive analysis of […]