Using up to 60 percent renewable materials, 3D Sustainable Developments is making new advancements in 3D tech and housing.
The impact of housing development looms large on the environment. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, single-family housing developments have a significant impact on the environment.
Similarly, Natural Resources Canada states that 17 percent of Canada’s secondary energy use comes from the housing sector. Secondary energy is electricity and hydrogen that has been converted from primary energy sources such as solar energy and natural gas. While a number of innovations in renewable energy are gaining momentum, the sustainability of building materials is often overlooked.
Currently, the average American home lasts under 65 years, which has raised concerns about the viability and challenges of housing materials. One company that is addressing this issue is 3D Sustainable Developments (3DSD), based in Bellingham, Washington. Using a combination of high-performance concrete […]
3D printing is a growing business at Protolabs, as evidenced by its recent financial report for Q3 2019, published in...