Lakers Legend Rick Fox Builds House That Can Suck CO2 Out Of The Atmosphere
Lakers legend Rick Fox has built a house in the Bahamas that can suck CO2 out of the atmosphere. The house is made with an alternative concrete that uses a chemical process to capture carbon dioxide from the air.
Per The Verge:
“I shut down my entire career that was in Hollywood to pursue and create [climate] solutions,” Fox tells The Verge. “I had to move around the industry that was new to me and meet people that were looking at me like, ‘What the hell are you doing in concrete?’”
The concrete is made by Partanna, a sustainable building materials startup that Fox is the CEO and co-founder of. Partanna’s concrete is made with a combination of recycled materials and a proprietary binder that can capture and store CO2.
The house in the Bahamas is the first of its kind to be built with Partanna’s concrete. Fox says that the house is able to capture and store about 4 tons of CO2 per year, which is equivalent to taking one car off the road.
Fox hopes that Partanna’s concrete can be used to build more houses and other structures that can help to reduce CO2 emissions. The company plans to build 999 more houses like the one in the Bahamas in the next few years.
The Lakers legend’s house is a significant development in the fight against climate change. It shows that it is possible to build homes and other structures that are both sustainable and affordable. In addition to its environmental benefits, Fox’s house is also a beautiful and luxurious place to live. It has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a private pool. The house is also located on a beachfront property with stunning views of the ocean.
Partanna’s concrete is made with a combination of recycled materials and a proprietary binder that can capture and store CO2. The binder is made from a variety of natural resources, including calcium silicate and magnesium oxide.
When the binder is mixed with water and other ingredients, it creates a chemical reaction that captures CO2 from the air. The CO2 is then stored in the concrete, where it will remain for thousands of years.
Partanna’s concrete is stronger and more durable than traditional concrete. It is also more resistant to fire and mold.