New materials used in the construction industry and its Impact to the Environment: A review

Sergio A. Zamora-Castro, D. Lastre, L. Guzman, R. Salgado, J. M. Santamaria-López

Resumen


At present the issue of the environment and sustainable construction are the greatest interest. The objective of this work was analysis of studies carried on in recent years about new, organic as well as recycled materials used in the construction industry, and its impact generated on the environment, looking for new alternatives in order to make a sustainable construction. Our study provided the review of significant results from techniques presented at each one of the studies. Also contains sections with the classifications according to materials properties for the stony (petrous), binder, hybrid, etc. We compared the benefit of recycled materials versus those of common use. In conclusion, we considered the importance of studying the physical modifications inner properties for materials and the benefit that bring to the environment in order to substitution the conventional materials for ecological.

Palabras clave


Environmental impact; construction; sustainability; recycling; innovative materials.

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RINDERESU (REVISTA INTERNACIONAL DE DESARROLLO REGIONAL SUSTENTABLE). Vol. 4, Enero-Diciembre 2019, es una publicación anual editada por ​El Colegio de Veracruz, calle Carrillo Puerto #26, Col. Centro, Xalapa, Veracruz, México. C.P. 91000, Tel. (228)8415100, www.colver.edu.mx, colver@colver.edu.mx. Editores responsables:​ ​ Dr. Rene Murrieta ​Galindo y ​ Dr. José Luis Marín​ Muñiz. Reserva de Derechos al Uso Exclusivo No. 04-2015-101412513900-203, ISSN: 2448-5527, ambos otorgados por el Instituto Nacional del Derecho de Autor. Responsable de la última actualización de este número, Área de Informática de El Colegio de Veracruz: Dr. José Luis Soto Ortiz y L.I. Pedro Urieta Aguilar.​ Calle Carrillo Puerto #26, Col. Centro, Xalapa, Veracruz, México. C.P. 91000, Tel. (228)8415100,  fecha de última modificación, 05 de septiembre de 2020.

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