Construction market trends

US | Slowdown in construction continues on tighter monetary policy.

Europe | Eurozone construction activity generally weak.

China | Residential property sector to remain generally weak despite government support.

India | Combination of high base and weak activity contribute to slowdow in core sector growth.

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Forever House

Updates on the Forever House project, a Zero Energy Building work-stream initiative established to build a steel zero energy home where the core design principles can be used in climates around the world.

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Reducing embodied carbon in new construction

Three-quarters of the $9.2 trillion in infrastructure spending needed per year until 2050 will go toward new construction—offering opportunities to fight climate change by reducing embodied emissions.

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