Geopolymer precast-concrete panels reduce carbon emissions by 90%

10/1/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A capillary-tube system that runs through geopolymer precast-concrete wall panels helps heat and cool this house -- the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's entry for the Solar Decathlon 2013 competition. The concrete, made with fly ash, slashes carbon emissions by 90% and releases no carbon dioxide while curing, according to answers in this Q&A.

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