World Record: Tallest Mass Timber Building in North America to Break Ground in 2024

By Chris Gallagher
USA Today
January 14, 2024
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: United States, US East

Traditional construction methods are a significant contributor to pollution. In fact, the United Nations Environment Programme states that the construction and operation of buildings are responsible for approximately 36% of global energy use and nearly 40% of CO2 emissions. …However, The Neutral Project is paving the way to use more sustainable, carbon-neutral construction materials like mass timber, and is employing passive house design methods to reduce carbon emission in the built environment. The Neutral Project is a real estate development firm that leverages sustainable construction materials to build carbon-neutral structures… Their next project, The Edison, will continue their pursuit of incorporating sustainability into real estate development, and are teaming up with e-States to democratize the alternative investment opportunity. …At 32 stories tall, The Edison is on track to become one of the tallest mass timber buildings in the world.

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