Living in a limited resources world involves that society must care about nature and sustainability. Regarding construction, one of the main tendencies nowadays is to use as few resources as possible as well as to reach nice high energy efficiency.
Stainless steels, due to its specific properties, it’s an excellent ally for this purpose. It’s a long lasting material, 100% sustainable and corrosion resistant, assuring an excellent performance even in corrosive areas. For instance, the use of duplex stainless steel EN 1.4362 rebar is perfect for basements in coastal areas because it combines improved mechanical properties with high resistance to corrosion. It is easy to bend into many different forms and can be welded without problems.
As every construction begins from the basement, a nice an ecological one needs a nice an ecological basement, that is, needs stainless steel rebar.