Concordia Researchers Promote New Tool for Sustainable Construction


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Concordia University researchers develop new tool to a more sustainable construction policy in compliance with long-term urban planning objectives in Montreal.

Concordia's Department of Geography, Planning and Environment graduate students created a watchdog tool that proposes alternative solutions to foster better environmental compliance of constructing development projects. The researchers hope that the tool will kick start new sustainability standards in construction.

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