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Artificial intelligence produces a recipe for 40% lower-carbon concrete

Artificial intelligence produces a recipe for 40% lower-carbon concrete

 

What happened?

Artificial intelligence may have found a way to make concrete more sustainable. Concrete is the most popular building material in the world, but it comes at a cost to the environment: Cement, an essential ingredient in concrete, is responsible for 8 percent of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. But the early-stage results of a new study suggest that AI-powered formulas could reduce the carbon footprint of concrete by 40% while maintaining strength and durability.

 

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Why is this important?

As the world continues to urbanize at an unprecedented rate, the demand for concrete will only increase. And as concrete is responsible for a significant portion of global greenhouse gas emissions, finding ways to make it more sustainable is crucial. Concrete also has a large embodied energy, meaning the energy required to produce it. In order to make concrete more sustainable, researchers are turning to artificial intelligence. The early-stage results of this study suggest that AI may be able to help us meet that challenge.

 

AI can help to optimize concrete recipes by finding new ways to replace cement with other materials. This can reduce the carbon footprint of concrete without compromising its strength or durability. one such recipe was developed by Ozinga, a leading concrete supplier in the United States. The recipe was tested and refined before being used to build a data center in DeKalb, Illinois. The use of this AI-generated recipe represents a significant step forward in making concrete more sustainable and reducing its impact on the environment.

 

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What will be the impact on people and our planet?

If concrete production becomes more sustainable, it will have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live on our planet. Less concrete production would mean less carbon dioxide emissions, which would help to reduce climate change. It would also mean less embodied energy in concrete, which would make it easier and cheaper to produce. This could have a positive impact on the construction industry, as well as on the people who rely on concrete for their homes and buildings.

 

What’s next?

The researchers behind this study are now working on developing a concrete recipe that can be commercialized. If successful, AI could help make concrete more sustainable, and reduce its impact on the environment.

 

What do you think?

Do you think AI can help to make concrete more sustainable? Let us know in the comments below.

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