Sustainability

  • Rosa Parks Apartments

    Multifamily | Chicago

     
  • Flamm Home

    Residential | Cambria, Calif.

     
  • TCP's 2011 Greensite Awards

    The winners of this year's GreenSite awards include a home with an innovative concrete tower that heats and cools the interior, tilt-up wall panels in a water authority's headquarters building, and a pervious concrete pilot street project. Check out these projects and all of the other winners...

     
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    Tread Lightly When Going Green

    Q: We operate in an area that does not have many LEED projects. However, we are now seeing more such projects under development, and specifications requiring LEED submittals are becoming more frequent. How can we manufacture concrete to meet these requirements, and how can we make our concrete more...

     
  • Losing Momentum or Steamrolling?

    I was touring a new commercial building a few months ago and was listening to the guide talk about the new features. She then described—or tried to describe—how the concrete contributed to the building's sustainability. The tour guide talked about how the concrete had a certain industrial waste...

     
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    Certifiably Sustainable

    A new program rewards environmentally responsible plants.

     
  • Vehicles for Change

    The truck industry helps fleet managers prepare for the green road ahead.

     
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    Sustainable Strengths

    A new study brings home concrete's greenest assets.

     
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    Industry Leader of the Year: Tom Daniel

    Leader has been a key proponent of Vision 2020.

     
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    An Alternative Approach

    Engine technology and fuel options help producers meet emissions standards.

     
  • Greensite Luncheon & Forum Speakers

     
  • Green Building Seminars

     
  • Keeping Current

    World of Concrete helps producers navigate green waters.

     
  • Working With Controlled Low-Strength Materials

    We are about to bid on a project calling for controlled low-strength materials (CLSM) for backfilling sewers and other underground utilities. The designer is hoping to use this material to earn LEED credits. We have been asked to verify the density of CLSM we plan to provide. Does CLSM's density...

     
  • The Secret is Out

    MIT provides the good news our industry needed to end the year.

     
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    Products for Producers

    Producers that attended World of Concrete found that part of the show was dedicated to their unique needs. Producer Center exhibitors in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center displayed the latest equipment, tools, and technologies available to ready-mix and precast producers.

     
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    Team Efforts

    Producers are not alone on the path to sustainable building.

     
  • Green Benefits of Clay Brick

     
  • LEED International Program Combines Global Consistency with Regional Approach

    Greenbuild 2010 International Forum brings global green building leaders together

     
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    The New Green May Be Yellow

    Can sulfur concrete become a viable green material?

     
 
 
 
 

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