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Embodied Energy in Construction Material

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Embodied Energy in Construction Material-moladi
Embodied EnergyEmbodied Energy is the sum of all the energy required to produce any goods or services, considered as if that energy was incorporated or 'embodied' in the product itself. The concept can be useful in determining the effectiveness of energy-producing or energy-saving devices, or the "real" replacement cost of a building, and, because energy-inputs usually entail greenhouse gas emissions, in deciding whether a product contributes to or mitigates global warming. One fundamental question is: does the device produce more energy or save more energy than it took to make it?

Embodied energy is an accounting method which aims to find the sum total of the energy necessary for an entire product life-cycle. Determining what constitutes this life-cycle includes assessing the relevance and extent of energy into raw material extraction, transport, manufacture, assembly, installation, dis-assembly, deconstruction and/or …

Township and Urban Development Conference - moladi

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Township and Urban Development Conference - moladi

"By 2030 South Africa should observe meaningful and measurable progress in reviving rural areas and in creating more functionally integrated, balanced and vibrant urban settlements. For this to happen the country must: clarify and relentlessly pursue a national vision for spatial development; sharpen the instruments for achieving National Development Plan" - Vision 2030WHY YOU CANNOT MISS THIS EVENTThe population of African southern cone is growing so do the cities and urban settlements. The high urbanisation rates are because of rural to urban migration and high population growth rates. The proportion of people living in urban areas increased from 52% in 1990 to 62% in 2011. This will continue to increase to over 70% by the year 2030. This urban migration is a result of "push and pull" factors such as looking for new job, better infrastructure, modern housing and better education. Rapid growth and expansion of urban…

Africa is Urban | Design moladi

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Africa is Urban | Design Indaba | moladiKeywords - moladi, moladi plastic formwork, plastic formwork, wdc2014, Africa is urban, design indaba, Africa is now, South Africa

VIP TOILET STRUCTURES

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TOILET STRUCTURES-NOT PREFAB OR PRECASTmoladi innovative building technology provides the know-how for the local community to build their own toilet structures  

Innovative Building Technology

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Innovative Building TechnologyAlternative Building Technology - Innovative Building Technology
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