18 October 2018

Behavioral change is key to carbon management in construction

The Carbon Infrastructure Transformation Tool (CITT) project seeks to develop an open access software tool for calculating and managing embodied carbon emissions for infrastructure construction projects. To deliver maximum value, the project also investigates the potential barriers and solutions to the adoption of carbon management within the infrastructure sector. This stage of the project is […]

8 July 2019

Construction Climate Challenge Supports Innovation through California Climate Cup

The Construction Climate Challenge, hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment, and Volvo Group North America recently sponsored the California Climate Cup, a competition to promote innovative startup entrepreneurs whose companies address climate resilience and carbon reduction measures. The California Climate Cup spotlighted startups during competitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento. Those selected to compete […]

16 August 2019

The decarbonization of heating and cooling is about to accelerate

Heating and cooling is responsible for 51% of final energy use in Europe and about 27% of CO2 emissions.┬áToday we are seeing encouraging signs that the decarbonization of heat is about to accelerate. The EU proposed in 2016 a heating and cooling strategy which acknowledged the importance of decarbonizing the sector and proposed to increase […]