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Atlas Environnement du Monde Diplomatique, 2007; Federation of Natural Stone Industries (SN Roc); CTBA, L’Essentiel sur le bois, 2001.
Uploaded on Thursday 16 Feb 2012
Energy cost of various construction materials
CO2 emissions are not directly deducible from energy costs. Concrete for instance is a very CO2-intensive material due to the emissions from chemical processes involved in its production, despite the relatively low energy costs per cubic