Feds earmark $100M to decarbonize cement, companion industries

Sources: U.S. Department of Energy; CP staff

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) new “Industrial Decarbonization Roadmap” identifies key pathways—Energy Efficiency; Industrial Electrification; Low Carbon Fuels; Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage—to reducing carbon dioxide emissions in Cement, Iron & Steel, Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Refining and other manufacturing sectors that collectively account for 30 percent of the United States’ annual CO2 load. 


Research links building live load consistency to lower embodied energy

Sources: Charles Pankow Foundation, McLean, Va.; CP staff The Portland Cement Association Education Foundation and Magnusson Klemencic Associates Foundation are lead supporters of a six-month, $100,000 research project, “Assembly Live Load Consistency for Buildings: Gateway to Reducing Embedded Energy.” Work will proceed under University of Colorado’s Dr. Ross B. Corotis, Read more…