Open Access Opinion

Green Construction Towards Reducing Energy Consumption and Minimizing the Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions

Wail N Al Rifaie*

Philadelphia University, Jordan

Corresponding Author

Received Date: February 19, 2019;  Published Date: March 08, 2019


There are more than 80 developing countries in the world suffering from housing shortage, resulting from population growth. In rural areas, houses should be built as economical as possible and at the same time should be durable and functional. Hence, it has become necessary to seek for structural building elements, which have the structural phenomena of prefabricated elements in terms of ease of handling, light, minimum maintenance and low cost. It is with these in mind, elements of a structural system are made from ferrocement. Ferrocement may be considered as advanced structural materials.

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