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Concrete and Green Building: Reducing Impacts, Avoiding Toxic Chemicals

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 19, 2012 01:01 AM
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by Tristan Roberts last modified Oct 18, 2012

Author name:  Tristan Roberts Blog Category:  GreenSpec Insights   Concrete and other cementitious materials have both environmental advantages and disadvantages. As builders and designers, should we be looking for alternatives or embracing concrete over competing materials? A new report from BuildingGreen, What You Need to Know About Concrete and Green Building , takes a look at how these materials are made, presents the key environmental considerations relating to their production, use, and eventual disposal, and describes ways to reduce their environmental impacts. read more





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