How Green are your Building Materials?

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In the drive to build more environmentally friendly – Green Building – your choice of building materials is going to have a huge impact on just how good you’re being.

There’s no doubt that building has a major impact on climate change – some reports put it as much as 30% of all contributors, and some materials are better than others and lowering that impact. Unfortunately, there’s never been a good and easy way to determine what is ‘Building Green’ and what is… less so…

Until now, at least.

Now the Materials Council, based in London, have come up with a handy infographic to show how much material can be made with a cubic metre of carbon.
You can read more about the Materials Council here…

Now you can see at a glance just how much your choice of material contributes to global climate change. And well done you!

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