SAN FRANCISCO--Drywall, cure thyself.
That's the idea behind EcoRock, an ecologically safer form of drywall coming from Serious Materials. Conventional drywall is made up of gypsum, and making it requires a lot of heating and mixing stages, said Serious CEO Kevin Surace in a conversation at the Cleantech Forum taking place in San Francisco.
"Drywall is the third largest producer of greenhouse gases among building materials. It's behind cement and steel," he said.
200 million tons of carbon dioxide gets injected in the atmosphere a year through drywall production, he added. In the U.S., 50 … Read more