Peer-reviewed study shows tailpipe-only standards can result in unintended consequences.
The study found that hot-dip galvanized coil sourced from China results in nearly 50 percent higher GHG emissions.
Explore the benefits of steel construction products seeking LEED certification in accordance with the requirements of LEED v4 for Building Design and Construction.
Michael Barker, Ph.D., P.E., professor at the University of Wyoming, conducted a study on steel and concrete short span bridges.
About 70 percent of Americans have the opportunity to recycle empty aerosol containers.
SMDI releases a statement on the Technical Assessment Report (TAR).
Material production accounts for a significant portion of vehicle life cycle emissions and must be considered in any overall regulatory program.
Released jointly by SJI and SDI, this is the first industry-wide assessment of the life cycle environmental impacts of these commercial building products in North America.
SMDI's Mark Thimons, P.E. shares the answers to six questions real estate investors should ask before considering wood-framed buildings.
SMDI's Lawrence W. Kavanagh, agrees with Christopher Grundler, EPA, in recognizing we can't look at auto regulations from "a tailpipe standard-setting point of view."
In this version of LEED, there are opportunities for steel in a revamped materials section including credits for LCA, EPDs and transparency.
The EPD helps designers achieve the credits required for building certification within LEED® and other green building rating programs.
Production emissions are an important environmental consideration because in addition to the widespread adoption of AHSS, OEMs are also considering alternative materials.
At Greenbuild, a somewhat unlikely organization came away touting better opportunities for its green and sustainable products: SMDI.
Recycling is an integral part of the steelmaking process because the use of steel scrap lowers the environmental impact of steelmaking.
Steel paint and aerosol cans are continuously recyclable and are recycled into new steel products.
Each year the steel industry recycles more than 14 million tons of steel from cars that no longer fit for the road.
According to the National Restaurant Association (NRA), foodservice facilities account for two percent of our nation’s total solid waste.
Where recycling is chosen as a management method for oil filters, the environment is better protected through the recovery of natural resources, such as used oil and scrap ...
Appliances are systems of mechanical and electrical components encased in steel shells or bodies typically consisting of about 60% of steel total, by weight.
Recycling steel in foodservice facilities, like the typical 1-gallon cans, provides the steel industry with a much-needed resource in steel scrap, a vital ingredient in making ...
When steel drums and pails have outlived their useful lives, they can be shredded into scrap and recycled into new steel.
As a responsible do-it-yourself home mechanic who changes your own oil and oil filter, you can help protect the environment too.
Recycling all the filters sold annually in the United States would result in the recovery of about 160,000 tons of steel, or enough steel to make 16 new stadiums the size of ...
Residents should recycle empty steel paint cans and lids with steel food cans and other recyclable materials in their curbside program or at a local drop-off site.
More steel is recycled each year than paper, plastic, aluminum and glass combined. When steel is recycled, it conserves energy and natural resources, as well as making the ...
Increasing economic and environmental considerations in the building industry have fueled steel’s ongoing growth in mid-rise commercial structures.
Steel enables us to reach further, build higher and stay safer—while remaining the quintessential green building material.
Slated for tip-top performance, metal roofing is a sustainable, long-term investment for homeowners.
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