Bloomberg Law
Oct. 4, 2022, 4:48 PM

Low-Carbon Construction Material Details Sought by White House

Stephen Lee
Stephen Lee
Bloomberg Law

The federal government’s central purchaser put out a request on Tuesday to learn more about the availability of low-carbon construction materials that are made in America.

Information gathered from industry will be shared across the federal government and will help create good-paying jobs, said Robin Carnahan, administrator of the General Services Administration.

  • The materials GSA is seeking information on include concrete, steel, flat glass, asphalt, aluminum, insulation, roofing materials, gypsum board, and structural engineered wood.

  • GSA recently started a new working group that will advise the agency toward buying lower-carbon materials.

  • The GSA—the nation’s biggest property owner, with more than ...

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