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Cityzenith helping Amazon, governments reduce emissions from buildings

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Real estate accounts for an estimated 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions, with 12% of that in the United States alone, according to the EPA. Buildings mostly operate on fossil fuels, and their surfaces leak a lot of air, releasing cooling and heating out into the atmosphere.

Add the construction industry to that and the numbers are even higher, accounting for nearly half of global emissions.

The race is on to lower those emissions in single buildings and entire cities. One possible method is creating digital twins, virtual representations of real things, in this case, buildings and infrastructure you find in cities. They can be used to optimize all aspects of planning, construction and…



Source cnbc.com

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