Cooler tarmac to cut CO2 and costs
Roadbuilders in the UK could save £46 million and prevent 260,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions by using cooler asphalt mixes, according to the Carbon Trust and LafargeA three-year industry study has revealed that switching to lower temperature asphalt (LTA) when laying new roads can reduce carbon emissions by up to 39%. Conventional, “hot mix” asphalts, heat bitume
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