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Victoria, BC  Butler Brothers Supply Ltd., known for a rich history servicing Vancouver Island since prior to the Second World War, has partnered with CarbonCure Technologies to strengthen its commitment to operational excellence and meet British Columbia’s (BC) growing demand for greener building materials.

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In a recent survey conducted by the Canadian Green Buildings Council, 89% of respondents from BC reported that local building codes have a high impact on whether they decide to “build green”. This is higher than any other province; in comparison only 61% of Albertan respondents and 82% of Ontarian respondents reported the same. By installing CarbonCure's technology, local engineers and architects now have the opportunity to use Butler Brothers ready-mix concrete to help them gain up to four LEED certification points.

"One of the more challenging parts of providing more environmentally friendly solutions to this market has always been the costs to do so," says Vice President, Travis Butler. "That is why CarbonCure's technology is so exciting - through this partnership we can improve both our carbon footprint and bottom line."

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Butler's Keatings Plant in 1964 (Source: Butler Brothers)

Butler Brothers Supply Ltd. began three generations ago with Wally, Claude, Eric, and Tom. Their business stood the test of time by paying close attention to changing market demands and adapting for the future. In the 1930s, Butler Brothers began as a logging and gravel business, and later pivoted as they observed a growing opportunity to sell ready-mix concrete in the 1950s.

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About Butler Brothers Ltd.

Butler Brothers has been serving the South Vancouver Island area with quality aggregate and ready-mix concrete since the early 1940s. Butler operates three batch plants located at Keating Cross Road in Central Saanich, Bay Street in Downtown Victoria and Sooke. All of Butler’s batch plants are certified under the BC Ready-Mixed Concrete Association's Plant Certification Program. Butler applies extensive quality control on both concrete and aggregates that regularly monitors production processes and final product, continuously making adjustments to provide a consistent high quality product for its customers. To learn more, visit: http://www.butlerbros.bc.ca/

About CarbonCure Technologies Inc.

CarbonCure’s retrofit technology chemically sequesters waste carbon dioxide during the concrete manufacturing process to make greener and stronger concrete. CarbonCure is part of a growing industry of CO2-utilization technologies that are expected to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030. CarbonCure’s technology is currently operational in a growing number of concrete plants across North America, including several of the world’s largest vertically-integrated cement and concrete companies. CarbonCure is one of 27 semi-finalists in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenge, which has been called the Nobel prize for climate technologies. For more information, visit: www.carboncure.com

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