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What about the amount of energy it takes to manufacture the steel?

Bruce Pooley
----- Original Message -----
From: Charlie Carter <carter(--nospam--at)aiscmail.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 1999 2:43 PM
Subject: RE: sustainable design


As far as sustainable architecture goes, structural systems that utilize
steel may be as green as you can get. Check out the following link:

http://www.steel.org/environment/

Charlie

-----Original Message-----
From: Roger Turk [SMTP:73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 1999 3:13 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: sustainable design

What do you mean by "sustainable design?"  Please explain it in
non-ambiguous
terms that means the same thing to everyone.  Is this design that is
deliberately never finished so that the engineer will have built in
continuous work on the same project?

A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Tucson, Arizona

Mark Webster wrote:

. > I would like to meet others who are interested in incorporating
. > sustainable design into the practice of structural engineering.