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Steel? The New Green Building Material

April 15, 2011

Few people realize that steel is becoming a popular building material for green buildings. Steel addresses both the challenge of rising oil prices and the need to deal with climate change. It also has high strength-to-weight ratio, making it the first choice for automotive production. In building construction, steel in the form of I-beams for columns and posts facilitates faster construction. It also has the ability to span wide distances between supports, making it an ideal material for pedestrian overpasses and bridges. Check out the full article by Amado de Jesus on the Global Nation website, or contribute to the recycling cause by learning how to donate your junk car at You Call We Haul.

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