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Does Steel Construction Have A Lower Carbon Footprint Than Wood?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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You want fancy graphs? We've got fancy graphs. Carbon emission reduction by displacing non-wood products, credit Corrim. Climate Progress asks Which Emits the Most CO2 in Home Construction: Steel, Concrete or Timber? and concludes that building a house with wood has CO2 footprint that is 4.44 times as high as a steel framed house. But I think there are problems with this.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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