CertainTeed’s newest CertainTeed Architectural facility in Conyers, Georgia, will be co-located with finishing partner Quality Powder Coating, drastically reducing the distance products must travel to finalize production, lowering its CO2 emissions by over 50 million pounds per year.
Kebony launches new Sustainability Report, showcasing its commitment to minimizing carbon emissions in the construction industry
September 6, 2023
Kebony, a global leader in the production of sustainable wood, on June 9 reaffirmed its status as a pioneer in the movement for a greener construction industry with the launch of a new Sustainability Report.
First product of its kind to cut its carbon footprint by more than half, further supporting architectural buildings’ sustainable design and operation
June 21, 2023
As an industry leader committed to sustainability, RHEINZINK introduces RHEINZINK-prePATINA ECO ZINC architectural zinc products. Now produced using 50 percent less carbon dioxide, the company’s premium RHEINZINK-prePATINA products are now part of its RHEINZINK-ECO ZINC offering.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced the first opportunities for public input on new programs focused on lowering carbon and greenhouse gas emissions from construction materials. These new programs were made possible by a $350 million investment through the Inflation Reduction Act.
A coalition of trade associations, including the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, the Insulation Contractors Association of America, the National Insulation Association, the American Chemistry Council (Plastics Division) and the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association, commission study that quantifies the benefits of completing insulation retrofit projects across residential, commercial and industrial buildings and underlines the potential impact forward-thinking policies can have on decarbonizing the built environment
September 15, 2022
A newly released study by ICF, an international consulting firm with expertise in the energy and energy efficiency sectors (and not to be confused with insulated concrete forms), shows that upgrading building envelope insulation leads to substantial energy savings and carbon emission reductions.
Since 2008, individuals, businesses, industries, organizations, policymakers and other advocates working toward a healthier, fully sustainable planet have leveraged the momentum of Zero Emissions Day. Held this year on Sept. 21, the day’s name typically evokes similar imagery of the challenge in front of us.