Vancouver's Smog-Consuming Olympic Village
Alcoa claims that 10,000 square feet of coated aluminum can offset the pollution from four cars a day, which about the air-cleaning effects of 80 trees.
Within the construction industry, Alcoa is quickly gaining a reputation for raising the standards of sustainability. As one of the leading aluminum manufacturers world-wide, Alcoa was contracted to implement its eco-friendly Reynobond aluminum into Vancover's Olympic Village. As an addition to their existing technology, Renobond with Ecoclean is a titanium dioxide coating applied to that same aluminum to ingest smog producing nitrogen-oxide until it is washed away by the rain.
How does it work exactly?