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Construction Archives - CREtech Climate

daryn February 15, 2023

Blurb: There’s no denying that global warming is one of the most pressing issues of our time and there is a booming consensus that decarbonization is the only logical way forward (after all, it was a key theme at this year’s World Economic Forum Meeting in Davos).

daryn September 28, 2022

This summer, an unprecedented heatwave swept over Europe, shattering records from Portugal to Poland. No country was spared the sweltering heat. But the heat isn’t the only thing making Europeans sweat — the understanding that this is merely a prelude to our climate future, one that Europe is not immune to, is causing widespread anxiety.

Lauren September 13, 2022
  • Modulous’s Series A is rare example of a tech firm increasing its valuation as global markets slide – a testament to growing interest in companies that help decarbonise real estate
  • The Modulous software platform automates design, costing and programming – meaning developers, architects and contractors can figure out pricing and decide whether a site is viable...
daryn July 15, 2022

Last year, modular construction startup Assembly OSM completed its first one-bedroom apartment development using a digital manufacturing method it calls "post-modular" construction.

daryn July 15, 2022

Green construction company Nexii Building Solutions today announced an additional C$45 million (US$35M) fundraise led by Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN) and Trinity Capital Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIN). The funds will help accelerate Nexii's continued growth and manufacturing capacity in order to meet surging demand for sustainable construction solutions. This...

Lauren July 12, 2022

The project is masterminded by URB and provides the highest standards of social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Various hubs will transform the city into a unique destination as well as an attraction for eco-tourists and medical tourists.

Lauren July 12, 2022

One of the stunning facts that’s emerged over the last few years — especially as VCs and startups have turned their attention toward the climate crisis — is that our cities produce an enormous amount of CO2: In fact, buildings are responsible for around 40% of global CO2 emissions. But of course, the problem is that cities are unlikely to stop ...

Lauren July 07, 2022

A consortium of construction firms, property developers and building engineers plans to use their collective heft to drive down the carbon emissions of one of the world’s most ubiquitous building materials. As part of the new ConcreteZero initiative, 17 companies have pledged to bring the proportion of ​“low-emissions” concrete they use to 30 percent by 2025...

Lauren July 07, 2022

BBVA and US venture capital firm Fifth Wall, are joining forces to invest in technologies that address climate change in the real estate and construction industries, which make up 40% of the global total carbon dioxide emissions.Through Fifth Wall’s Climate Fund, BBVA will invest in companies seeking decarbonization solutions that address the entire lifecycle of building...

Lauren July 05, 2022

Nearly 20 firms including Byrne Bros, Canary Wharf Group, Laing O’Rourke and Mace have signed up to a new initiative to use 100% net zero concrete by 2050. Called ConcreteZero, 17 businesses have committed to using 30% low emission concrete by 2025 and 50% by 2030.