Carbon Footprint

Cement May be Able to Soak Up Greenhouse Gases
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Cement May be Able to Soak Up Greenhouse Gases

New finding could alter global emissions reduction plans. More

How to Make your Old Condo Building More Eco-Friendly
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How to Make your Old Condo Building More Eco-Friendly

Older buildings are introducing permeable pavers, highly efficient appliances,... More

Photos: America's Carbon Footprint Bigger Than Europe's
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Photos: America's Carbon Footprint Bigger Than Europe's

Looking at how cities are laid out from the air shows why. More

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Greenhouse Gas: If Not Now,Then When? Greenhouse Gas: If Not Now,Then When?

Economist Robert H. Frank comments in the New York Times that prompt effective measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could prevent much of the damage from climate change at relatively modest cost. More

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Manufacturers Look Beyond Plants to Reduce Carbon Footprints

Suppliers say life-cycle assessments give a truer picture of a product's cradle-to-grave iimpact. More

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The Chemical Industry Weighs In on Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

A new report about lowering greenhouse gas emissions is part alarm, part product pitch. More

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With Solar Thermal, Condo Complex Expects Residents to Save Thousands

The new water-heating systems are also expected to take a big bite out of the complex’s greenhouse gas emissions. More

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Green Over Granite?

Echo Boomers are focused on carbon footprint, but hesitant to pay more for green apartments. More

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Architecture 2030 Launches Building Product Carbon-Reduction Initiative Architecture 2030 Launches Building Product Carbon-Reduction Initiative

Similar to the organization’s building performance improvement mission, the 2030 Challenge for Products will set benchmarks for reducing the carbon footprint of building materials by targeting greenhouse gas emissions resulting from manufacturing and transportation. More

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Waste-Heat Recycling Waste-Heat Recycling

New technologies are coming online that can capture waste heat and transfer it to a home's heating system. More

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