“The porosity and thermal properties of the coal char bricks are such that they have the ability to absorb moisture from inside buildings on humid days and release moisture on dry days, which means that the building is consuming less energy,” Lau says.

Richard Horner, the CCCC’s director, says products derived from coal are an extremely important step forward for Wyoming. Our objective in the School of Energy Resources includes commercialization, creating new jobs and industries in Wyoming… The CCCC plans to play a major role in growing Wyoming and creating diversification opportunities in the manufacturing industry.


UW Center Breaks Ground for Char Demonstration House

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