New Concrete Blocks are Reinforced With Carbon

Updated at: 06/03/2013 5:02 AM
By: Networx

Photo of a contemporary concrete block house by Wonderlane/Flickr Creative Commons.

A San Francisco concrete contractor discussed concrete blocks that are injected with carbon dioxide.

The carbon dioxide is recycled from local industrial sources. The blocks themselves are recyclable. "Building Green" named the blocks one of the ten most innovative green building materials. The carbon dioxide increases the strength of the blocks.

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