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The Future of Construction in a Warming World

...future holds will be the norm for a long time. The construction industry is particularly vulnerable to worsening climate change. Unfortunately, developers and builders will bear the brunt of the...
Posted On 12 Jan 2024
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Protecting Wildlife in Environmentally Friendly Construction

By: Evelyn Long New construction and the expansion of properties are essential to human societies. But increasing urbanization and sustainable building have a net positive impact on environmental goals. Still,...
Posted On 26 Mar 2022
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Why Is Erosion Control Important, and What Are the Best Onsite Solutions?

...erosion control strategy. Once the construction project is complete, these products can also be left behind to support new vegetation and help to minimize the lingering erosion that construction can...
Posted On 25 Aug 2022
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Seven Steps to Design a Net-Zero Energy Building

...to climate change. Adopting renewable energy sources can reduce a building owner’s fossil fuel reliance. Seven systems, appliances, construction techniques, and power sources can help individuals develop net-zero emission...
Posted On 20 Apr 2022
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Building Tomorrow’s Cities Today: The Eco-Revolution in Urban Design

By: Katie Brenneman Strides are being taken to revolutionize construction. Modern buildings incorporate more eco-friendly aspects — from solar panels to “living” walls. The construction of...
Posted On 31 Jan 2024
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Do Low-Carbon Concrete Options Actually Work?

...materials used by the construction industry generate adverse ecological effects. Companies can reduce their contribution to climate change by shrinking their carbon footprints. When considering low-emission materials, many builders...
Posted On 13 Dec 2021
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The Importance of Life Cycle Analysis

...as the construction process itself and end-of-life aspects of the building. In recent years, the term ‘embodied carbon of construction materials and products has become synonymous with the term...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021
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The Pathway to Resilience and Carbon Neutrality

...CO2 emissions in line with national and international Greenhouse Gas emissions reduction targets. It will feature presentations by some of the world’s leading experts on how construction practices in the...
Posted On 29 May 2021
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