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Why Massachusetts Should Build With Safe Building Materials

In this episode, Gregg sits down with Senator Paul Feeney & Representative Dan Donahue of the Massachusetts State Legislature. They discussed H.2449 and S.1589 — An Act Relative to Safe Building Materials which would strengthen the building code & promote the use of non-combustible materials...

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Habitat for Humanity Is Building Homes with Concrete ICFs

Why Habitat for Humanity Is Using Concrete

Habitat for Humanity Is building homes with concrete ICFs to construct resilient, affordable, and sustainable housing across the United States. Concrete homes are durable and resilient in regions impacted by severe weather events....

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“Concrete connoisseurs awarded the annual Pritzker Prize, architecture's most prestigious honor for Peru's Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC). Conceived as a concrete cliff, the structure is massive, but the architects focus on natural light and ventilation makes it airy and pleasant

Grafton Architects’ Concrete Connoisseurs Win 2020 Pritzker Prize

“Concrete connoisseurs” Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Ireland's Grafton Architects, were awarded his week with the annual Pritzker Prize, architecture's most prestigious honor for Peru's Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC). Conceived as a concrete cliff, the structure is massive, ...

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Streets in Shoreview, Minnesota, have been repaved with permeable pavement. Typically used to manage stormwater runoff, permeable pavement is proving to be a useful technique for eliminating the use of road salt. (Courtesy City of Shoreview)

Road Salt is Cheap to Purchase, But Hidden Costs Abound

Road salt is cheap to purchase, but communities often pay a big price down the road. Once chloride-based road salt gets into the water table, lakes and streams, it cannot be removed. It is also toxic to fish and other animals and is corrosive to cars and infrastructure. ...

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Net Zero Building

The Pathway to Net Zero Carbon Buildings

Innovation requires collaboration, and that is what Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, and other partners are doing as they work to create lower- and even negative-carbon concrete solutions. ...

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