Recently, a Pennsylvania-based company called EcoBuilt Efficient Buildings received a $20,000 grant from Green Building Alliance. They plan on using that money to further its research on a new type of masonry block called MaqCrete and to determine if these blocks can be mass produced cost effectively. The blocks use a mix of plant fiber and cement. To figure out the best binder combination, EcoBuilt Efficient Buildings partnered with Drexel University to further its research. Ebuild.com recently wrote an interesting article further explaining the technology and the company‘s plans.
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