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By A.J. Roan
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Naughty to nice with a coal-made home

Company gets grant to build an eco-friendly coal-based home Metal Tech News – December 23, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:59pm

Semplastics X-MAT National Energy Technology Laboratory Bill Easter X-TILE

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X-MAT is turning lumps of coal into lightweight and heat resistant home construction materials.

Instead of brick by brick, X-MAT, the advanced materials division of Semplastics, is looking to build homes lump by lump with coal, and with a recent approval of funding by the Department of Energy to build a test house, this may become a new contemporary material of future homes.

Earlier this month, X-MAT received a $625,000 contract from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technol...

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