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CarbonCure Impact on Global Warming Potential of Concrete

CarbonCure Impact on Global Warming Potential of Concrete

CarbonCure Impact on Global Warming Potential of

2021-6-27  Concrete made with CarbonCure reduces the carbon impact (GWP) of concrete by 4-6%.

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Low-Carbon Concrete Can Fight Global Warming - ASME

2020-2-18  The largest effect is likely the most invisible: carbon emissions. The production of concrete is responsible, by some estimates, for as much as 10 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, enough to be considered a major contributor.

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Reduce your carbon footprint and create opportunities to ...

2021-6-30  global warming potential (GWP) of your concrete. Get More LEED Credit Points with CarbonCure. The CarbonCure Technology contributes to the ability of your project to earn points in the following Materials Resources (MR) credits: 1. MR Credit: Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction • Concrete containing CarbonCure contributes to the points ...

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Concrete EPDs: The 4 Things You Should Know CarbonCure

2020-7-13  3. Understanding EPDs. EPDs report on seven core mandatory impact indicators: Global warming potential (GWP, measured in kg CO 2 equivalent) Depletion potential of the stratospheric ozone layer (ODP. measured in kg CFC11 equivalent) Acidification potential of soil and water sources (AP, measured in kg SO 2 equivalent) Eutrophication potential ...

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CarbonCure s Path to the Decarbonization of Concrete

2021-6-26  CarbonCure’s Path to the Decarbonization of Concrete ... in construction. There is no credible alternative to concrete, so innovation in concrete offers the biggest potential for CO 2 reduction in the built environment. By 2060, 230 billion square ... radiative impact of global warming. Growth of Global Building Stock by 2060 Source ...

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Reduce your carbon footprint and create opportunities to ...

2021-6-27  CarbonCure’s technology is a small change to your concrete that could have a big impact on the performance of your building under the LEED v4.1 sustainability rating system. CarbonCure’s unique technology injects a precise dose of liquefied recycled CO directly into freshly mixed concrete 2

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Calculating Sustainability Impacts of CarbonCure Ready Mix

2021-6-26  (PRB), 2016), it is evident that the annual global production of concrete is currently around 2.1 m3 per person. At a density of 2.3 tonnes per cubic meter there are about 4.8 tonnes of concrete produced annually for each person. The carbon impact of the cement and concrete industry has been the subject of increasing attention.

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Stakeholder influence on global warming potential of ...

Reducing the embodied carbon of reinforced concrete structures is crucial to mitigate climate change. Several stakeholders in the construction value chain can contribute to this effort. Therefore, this work quantifies the influence of various decisions made by different stakeholders on the global warming potential (GWP) of a reinforced concrete structure.

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Analysis on the Global Warming Potential of Cement ...

The global warming of cement concrete pavement from raw material extraction to road construction was analyzed by the method of life cycle assessment. The characterization results showed that the procedure of producing material is the most important stage to emit greenhouse gas and it accounts for 98.5% of the global warming potential that caused by the material production and construction stage.

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Stakeholder influence on global warming potential of ...

Therefore, this work quantifies the influence of various decisions made by different stakeholders on the global warming potential (GWP) of a reinforced concrete structure. These decisions include the structural design, material embodied impact, transportation distances, and construction practices.

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How Choosing a Low-Carbon Concrete Can Help Fight Global ...

5 小时前  Concrete has long been the poster child for environmental impacts. While its impact is widely known, its use is even more widespread. In fact, according to an ICEFA study, concrete is the second most used substance after water. Its significant contribution to GHG emissions is also widely reported. Most recently, a report from the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction noted that ...

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CarbonCure Technologies strengthens concrete and the fight ...

CarbonCure Technologies is bringing a breath of fresh air, both literally and figuratively, to the global concrete industry. Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CarbonCure uses technology to convert polluters' carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions, the chief villain of global warming, into an environmentally friendly strengthening agent for ...

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Reduce Embodied Carbon with CarbonCure’s Concrete

2021-6-27  improves the concrete’s compressive strength, enabling producers to safely reduce cement content in their mixes and achieve further carbon reductions without compromising quality. CO 2 mineralized concrete can contribute to a project’s LEED points, as concrete made with CarbonCure provides a 4-6% reduction to Global Warming Potential (GWP). 1

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New State Laws Would Lower Climate Impact of Concrete ...

2021-7-2  Concrete is a major contributor to global carbon emissions. According to an article on the New York legislation posted at Construction Dive, cement, the binder in concrete, is responsible for as much as 7% of total global emissions.Overall, the United Nations Environment Program says the built environment, including the construction industry, accounts for more than 38% of all energy-related ...

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Calculating Sustainability Impacts of CarbonCure Ready Mix

2021-1-8  (PRB), 2016), it is evident that the annual global production of concrete is currently around 2.1 m3 per person. At a density of 2.3 tonnes per cubic meter there are about 4.8 tonnes of concrete produced annually for each person. The carbon impact of the cement and concrete industry has been the subject of increasing attention.

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CarbonCure's Concrete Solution Concrete Technology ...

CarbonCure manufactures a technology for the concrete industry that introduces recycled CO₂ into fresh concrete to reduce its carbon footprint without compromising performance. Once injected, the CO₂ undergoes a mineralization process and becomes permanently embedded. This results in economic and climate benefits for concrete

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Construction is a cause of global warming, but is concrete ...

2019-3-1  Global concrete production is approximately 11,000 million m 3 /year. Current timber production is around 3,8 00 million m 3 / year – and our use of wood is causing deforestation even at present levels. Significant replacement of concrete with timber might reduce CO 2 emissions, but it would dramatically increase deforestation.

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Going After the Global Warming Potential of Ready-Mixed ...

2019-11-7  The absolute bad boy of CO2 emissions in the building industry is the approximately 17% dry weight of Portland cement in a standard ready-mix concrete. Somewhere between 5% and 8% of global CO2 emissions are the result of Portland cement production. It’s not just that the Portland cement

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Interaction between global warming potential, durability ...

2021-6-1  To lower the global warming potential of concrete, a reduction in cement content is desired. Miller et al. (2016a) determined that GWP per unit volume of concrete was linearly related to cement content when supplementary cementitious materials (SCM) such as fly ash were classified as waste materials and had little contribution to greenhouse gas ...

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The impact on global warming potential of converting

2021-6-1  27 assess the impact on global warming potential (GWP) of each container system. Primary energy 28 input data was used wherever possible and region-specific impact conversions used to calculate 29 GWP of each activity over a 12-month period. Unit process GHG were collated into 30 Manufacture, Transport, Washing, and Treatment disposal.

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Global Warming Has Concrete Problem When It Comes to

2019-10-4  Carbon dioxide and methane are the two greenhouse gas most responsible for global warming. The carbon dioxide emissions from the production of concrete are so high that if concrete were a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of CO2 behind China and the United States. Concrete is the most widely used artificial material in existence.

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How Choosing a Low-Carbon Concrete Can Help Fight Global ...

5 小时前  Concrete has long been the poster child for environmental impacts. While its impact is widely known, its use is even more widespread. In fact, according to an ICEFA study, concrete is the second most used substance after water. Its significant contribution to GHG emissions is also widely reported. Most recently, a report from the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction noted that ...

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Cement from CO2: A Concrete Cure for Global Warming ...

2008-8-7  Cement from CO 2: A Concrete Cure for Global Warming? A new technique could turn cement from a source of climate changing greenhouse gases into a way to remove them from the air By David Biello on ...

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Calculating Sustainability Impacts of CarbonCure Ready Mix

2021-1-8  (PRB), 2016), it is evident that the annual global production of concrete is currently around 2.1 m3 per person. At a density of 2.3 tonnes per cubic meter there are about 4.8 tonnes of concrete produced annually for each person. The carbon impact of the cement and concrete industry has been the subject of increasing attention.

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QA: Why cement emissions matter for climate change ...

2018-9-13  If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world. In 2015, it generated around 2.8bn tonnes of CO2, equivalent to 8% of the global total – a greater share than any country other than China or the US.. Cement use is set to rise as global

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Construction is a cause of global warming, but is concrete ...

2019-3-1  Global concrete production is approximately 11,000 million m 3 /year. Current timber production is around 3,8 00 million m 3 / year – and our use of wood is causing deforestation even at present levels. Significant replacement of concrete with timber might reduce CO 2 emissions, but it would dramatically increase deforestation.

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Analysis on the Global Warming Potential of Cement ...

Using global warming potential as the environmental indicator, ranges of potential impact for each component are calculated and compared based on the information uncovered in the existing research.

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A Study Comparing the Global Warming Potential of

2018-8-2  The report covers global warming potential (GWP) impacts, but the same principles can be used for any other environmental impacts. All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are quantified in tonnes of “CO 2 equivalent (CO 2-e)” which is the standard unit for the GWP impact category in LCAs.

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Global warming potential of pavements - IOPscience

2009-9-23  Using global warming potential as the environmental indicator, ranges of potential impact for each component are calculated and compared based on the information uncovered in the existing research. The relative impacts between components are found to

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Beyond Global Warming Potential: A Comparative

2020-12-14  Beyond global warming potential: A comparative application of climate impact metrics for the life cycle assessment of coal and natural gas-based electricity DeVynne Farquharson α , Paulina Jaramillo α* , Greg Schivley γ , Kelly Klima α , Derrick Carlson α , and

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