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Seven innovative energy solutions that are changing the way we build

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🗞️ Driving the news: As climate change accelerates, the construction industry seeks innovative energy solutions to reduce its carbon footprint
These include:
1. Integrative Design for efficient resource use
2. Prefabricated Materials to reduce waste
3. Dynamic Gas Blending for lower emissions machinery
4. Solar Fuel Production as a renewable energy source
5. Green Hydrogen Systems for clean energy 
6. Airborne Wind Energy for space-efficient power generation
7. Geothermal Heat Pumps for sustainable heating and cooling.

🔭 The context: The construction sector was responsible for 37% of process-related CO2 emissions in 2021, highlighting the urgent need for sustainable building practices

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: Adopting these solutions can significantly lessen the environmental impact of construction activities, pushing the industry towards more sustainable practices and helping combat climate change

⏭️ What's next: As consumer demand for sustainable building options grows, it will drive further development and implementation of these energy solutions, potentially transforming the construction industry into a leader in sustainability

💬 One quote: "Doing this can save an estimated 97% of pumping energy and can contribute to conserve a staggering one-fifth of global electricity."

📈 One stat: Prefabricated construction generates 15.38% less waste than traditional building methods.

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