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US Demand for Green Building Materials to Reach $86.6 Billion in 2017

Through 2017, a rebound in construction activity will propel growth in green building materials demand 11 percent annually to $86.6 billion. More

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Green cement: Concrete solutions

Researchers and cement producers are making progress in developing earth-friendly cement products. But will the alternative products meet the same standards as Portland cement? More

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Street Smarts: Stiffer Pavements Can Reduce Fuel Use

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that a pavement property called deflection could save more that $15 billion in annual fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More

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CSI Launches Product Category Rules for Environmental Product Declaration of Concrete

The Product Category Rules (PCR) for unreinforced concrete developed by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)’s Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) is published by the International EPD System. More

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Calif. launches attack against greenhouse gases

After years of litigation, the state that wrote the nation's clean air and water laws will begin auctioning a third type of pollution permit. More

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Power to the pupils

Florida student engineers help design the nation's first LEED Gold-certified water... More

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A better way to harvest the sun's energy?
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Rewriting the book

Contract specifications help San Diego avert fines related to California's... More

Posted on Greening Up the Construction Industry is unveiling the latest version of their website at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. More

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