Is more facade innovation what we need? Part 1 - April blog
In his new book, “How to prevent a climate disaster,” Bill Gates states that “lots of breakthrough science and engineering” will be needed to get to net zero carbon emissions. He spends time describing the challenges associated with construction, especially with de-carbonizing concrete and steel production. He also mentions aluminum and glass, the main constituents of façades. But is more façade product innovation what we need to make the needed impact on emissions from buildings?
We already have many façade product innovations that are yet to be adopted as business-as-usual. Transitioning of these technologies to business-as-usual in all our buildings could make an immediate impact on building emissions...to continue reading click here.
(the full blog, as well as previous posts, are hosted on usglassmag.com)