Portland Cement : Sand
1 : 2
Cement : Hydrated Lime : Sand
1 : 1 : 5
NHL 2 : Sand
1 : 2
NHL 3.5 : Sand
1 : 2
NHL 5 : Sand
1 : 2
CO2 emission
(fuel)
381 206 68 62 75.5
CO2 emission
(decarbonization of product)
250 244.5 90 85 99
Total CO2 emission 631 450.5 158 147 174.3
CO2 Re-Absorption Negligible 44.5 74 65 60.5
Total resulting emission of CO2
(including fuel)
6311 406 84 81.5 114
Saves 0% Saves 36% Saves 87% Saves 87% Saves 82%
1Source: Portland Cement Association, U.S. Cement Industry Fact Sheet from EBN Volume 2, No.2
Shipping from France to East Coast (NHL)
or average trucking from plant to distributor plant (cement)
60 60 21 25 28
Total resulting emission of CO2
(including transportation)
691 466 105 106.5 142
Saves 0% Saves 33% Saves 85% Saves 85% Saves 79%
Shipping from France to West Coast (NHL)
or average trucking from plant to distributor plant (cement)
40 40 42 48.5 56
Total resulting emission of CO2
(including transportation)
671 446 126 130 170
Saves 0% Saves 33% Saves 81% Saves 81% Saves 75%


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