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Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

Carbon negative concrete goes into pioneering “green” CMU blocks – Quebec leads the way!

Production just started in Quebec of a ground-breaking CMU block that is carbon-negative, thanks to a pioneering Montreal company, Carbicrete, who have develop...

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Ecohome

How Can We Help With Your Green Home Project?

...negative! It is the participation of readers that helps steer us, and motivate us. Advancing the cause of sustainable home construction requires exploring new (...

The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...negative concrete being produced in Quebec, Canada that will help the precast industry in particular. Low Carbon Concrete - Lowering the Carbon Footprint of...

CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

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Modular EV Battery Swapping Stations by Ample are Launched
Commuting

Modular EV battery swapping system makes EV battery filling as quick as gas powered vehicles

...negative concrete and a move towards net zero energy housing are helping reduce emissions in the built environment. The transportation industry is not as easy t...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...negative economic impact of coronavirus to spur investment in clean energy technology and infrastsucture projects. He added: “We have an important window of o...

Building with ICF in California Wildfire Zone - Habitat for Humanity
Products and Materials

Habitat for Humanity - building durable homes in California wildfire zones from ICF

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NAHB finds Slab on Grade Foundations are Most Popular in 2020
Design

Home foundation trends in 2020 are encouraging for sustainability as slab on grade wins

...negative CMU blocks - find out more here . Bottom line - properly built slab on grade foundations make more sense... If you are still not yet convinced of t...