Cost & Constructability
When it comes to building a sustainable future for our communities, the proven materials of steel, concrete, and masonry can deliver emissions reductions along with structures that are safe, resilient, and will endure for generations.
COST & CONSTRUCT-ABILITY
1. Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association. “Making the Cut: Is Cross-Laminated Timber Safe?” August 23, 2018.
2. American Institute of Steel Construction. “The Impact of Material Selection on the Resilience of Buildings.” April, 2017
3. Monahan, Rachel. “Environmental Groups Blast New City-Funded All Timber Building for Shirking Environmental Standards.” Willamette Week. February 2, 2018.
4. Segerstrom, Carl. “Timber is Oregon’s Biggest Carbon Polluter.” High Country News. May 5, 2018.
5. Stiebert, Seton, et al. “Emission Omissions: Carbon Accounting Gaps in the Built Environment.” International Institute for Sustainable Development. April, 2019.
Contractors, engineers, architects, and project teams all over the world have delivered countless successful projects using steel, concrete and masonry. These materials remain readily available, with installation that is familiar to construction crews, and can seamlessly integrate into operations, increasing efficiency and safety.