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Canada invests in healthier homes and buildings

Last week, Jim Carr, Canada’s natural resources minister, announced a $182-million investment to increase energy efficiency and address climate change by improving how homes and buildings are designed, renovated, and constructed. The federal government is working with provinces, territories, and industry on energy code development, data sharing, research and development, and market transformation strategies for the building sector.

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Concrete association releases its EPD

Earlier this fall, the Canadian Concrete Pipe and Precast Association (CCPPA) presented their newly developed Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) to its membership. The declaration—developed and published by CCPPA and its members as well as verified by a third-party—reveals the potential environmental impact of concrete-based infrastructure products.

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