Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Population Jump Will Fuel Cement Increases (link)

Las Vegas/January 22, 2008/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — By 2030 the U.S. population is expected to reach 363.5 million persons. Supplying the needed housing, buildings and roads will lead to a 43 percent growth in U.S. cement consumption by that year. ...

... houses built with insulating concrete form walls (ICFs) can require up to 44 percent less energy to heat and 32 percent less energy to cool than comparable frame homes.  ...

News : Trends : Population Jump Will Fuel Cement Increases : HGTVPro.com

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