The concept of using pervious concrete
to capture and treat polluted runoff is not a new one, but it has met resistance in New England due to concern over its performance during the freeze and thaw of the region's winters.
With its environmental and safety benefits, pervious concrete
can provide a low-maintenance and durable paving material that will assist in gaining the highly regarded LEED certification," according to the article's author, Erin Ashley, PhD, former Director of Codes and Sustainability, NRMCA.
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Sure to appeal to gardeners, home design fans, and early Mother's Day shoppers will be a Marketplace with over 200 vendors featuring a wide array of sustainable green merchandise such as the GeoPlanter (designed to aerate plant roots) Ecoforms (biodegradable pots), worm composting bins, hydroponic products, seeds, compost and natural fertilizers, pervious concrete
solutions, solar materials and water saving products.
of Citrus Heights, California, to market and produce pervious concrete
utilizing Pervious Plus[TM], a specialty chemical admixture designed to improve pervious concrete
The Virginia Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (VRMCA) will host Green Pavement Day to celebrate the country's largest pervious concrete
installation at Prime Outlets-Williamsburg on Wednesday, March 19.
Promoter of the Year honors went to Chaney Enterprises' Steve Tripp, who has developed a continuing education program under the Chaney University banner, along with a host of seminars, webinars and field demonstrations advancing concrete fundamentals, conventional and pervious concrete
pavements, and concrete overlays.
The on-campus research sites include: stormwater wetlands; bio-infiltration and bio-retention basins; bio-swale; green roof; geothermal wells; rain barrels; pervious concrete
and porous asphalt; and solar panels.
Among the different parking lot sections are pervious concrete
, porous asphalt, stamped concrete and asphalt, full-depth concrete and asphalt and UltraLot Whitetopping.
& porous asphalt displays featured product samples encased in an aquarium-style display that pumped water onto the surface of the product and drained it down through the porous surface.
slab--complete with decorative aggregate and glass inlays and mix treatments imparting glow-in-the-dark effect.
UltraLot, one of the nation's leading concrete engineering, construction and maintenance companies provides a full suite of environmentally friendly concrete construction and maintenance solutions such as UltraLot Whitetopping, Pervious Concrete
and many more.
Producing and promoting pervious concrete
and asphalt pavement to improve storm water management - a recent project at Harvard University's Arnold Arboretum demonstrates pervious asphalt storm water management capabilities in a parking lot and pavement
Master Builders brand products from BASF's Admixture Systems business line are combined in a unique system for the production of pervious concrete
, allowing builders to reduce a project's land requirements by eliminating pavement runoff and storm water storage needs.
RPA also provides a full suite of environmentally friendly concrete construction and maintenance solutions such as UltraLot Whitetopping, Pervious Concrete
and many more.