Material Engineering – new stronger concrete which produces less carbon dioxide developed

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Pre-Stressed Concrete promises Eco-Friendly Lightweight Construction in future When thinking of the on-going climate crisis you probably don't immediately think about concrete? However concrete has a huge carbon footprint globally. Each year billions of tons of the world’s most commonly used construction material are produced, requiring huge amounts...

Do Swiss roofs have the potential to produce over 80% of the country’s electricity?

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Research that combines mapping data of Switzerland against weather information has revealed that the country could produce 50tWh of electricity (83% of the country’s annual consumption) if its roofs were equipped with solar panels. The research can be found at www.toitsolaire.ch. The site was created as part of...