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08/29/2022

Poll question: IRA and green building

The Inflation Reduction Act has some green provisions. Meaningful?

A provision of the recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act includes $2.15 billion to acquire and install low-embodied carbon materials and products for use in the construction or alteration of buildings under the jurisdiction of the General Services Administration.

And also, $100 million for EPA, the Federal Highway Administration, and General Services Administration to identify and label low-embodied carbon construction materials and products based on environmental product declarations and other criteria.

Do you think these moves will move the needle toward a more environmentally friendly construction supply chain?

Here’s our poll: