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Advanced Building Materials Archives - CREtech Climate

daryn November 01, 2023

From Arkansas to the Arctic Circle, steel manufacturers are exploring ways to decarbonize the CO2-intensive steel industry.

daryn September 06, 2023

Communities fight urban heat islands with technologies shielding roofs and pavement

daryn August 30, 2023

In a significant stride toward energy efficiency and sustainability, researchers from Stanford University have unveiled a groundbreaking advancement in the realm of building insulation.

daryn August 30, 2023

Roughly 7% of all CO2 emissions come from cement production, and with populations rising, more buildings are going to be needed

daryn August 09, 2023

Solar skins are poised to revolutionize the green building design industry, offering a visually appealing and highly efficient alternative to traditional solar panels.

daryn July 12, 2023

The project extends over 250,000 square meters and is thus the world's largest known construction project in wood. The real estate industry is absolutely crucial in the green transition, as buildings account for as much as 40 percent of the world's CO2 emissions.

daryn May 24, 2023

Understanding Why It Matters: CarbonBuilt - a low-carbon concrete startup, has commenced commercial production of its climate-friendly concrete. With the ability to reduce CO2 emissions by 70-100%, it aims to decarbonize concrete production while maintaining cost parity with conventional concrete. CarbonBuilt has secured its first commercial customer ...

daryn May 10, 2023

Unpacking the Intrigue: Brookfield Asset Management is launching the Brookfield Global Transition Fund II, aiming to raise over $15B to invest in low-carbon technologies including green hydrogen and carbon capture, alongside established investments in wind, solar, and batteries. The private equity giant will seek out real assets with visible cash flows, p...

daryn April 12, 2023
  • Second annual competition offers multiple awards for designs that showcase mass timber's application, commercial viability, and role as a natural climate solution.
    • What this entails: The competition will award $2 million to support building projects that advance the pace of low-carbon mass timber adoption in the US. Finalists will be selected based ...
daryn March 29, 2023
  • Bjarke Ingels, a renowned Danish architect, has unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed hotel, which is set to revolutionize the way we think about architecture.
    • The intrigue: Designed to incorporate sustainability and eco-friendly features that blend seamlessly with nature, the world's first 3-d printed hotel is likely to spur further innovation in...