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Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete ...

The use of precast concrete is a sensible choice for sustainable development. Precast plants reuse formwork, in itself a conservationist move, and in doing so reduce construction waste that would otherwise be generated at a job site. Because precast concrete components are modular and

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Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Paving ...

Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Paving Slabs The use of precast concrete is a sensible choice for sustainable development. Precast plants reuse formwork, in itself a conservationist move, and in doing so reduce construction waste that would otherwise be generated at a job site. Because precast concrete components are modular and

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Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Stormwater Management Products . The use of precast concrete stormwater management products is a sensible choice for sustainable development. Precast plants reuse formwork, in itself a conservationist move, and in doing so reduce

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Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Pipe

Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Pipe The use of precast concrete pipe is a sensible choice for sustainable development. Precast plants reuse formwork, in itself a conservationist move, and in doing so reduce construction waste that would otherwise be generated at a job site.

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(PDF) Precast Concrete - Sustainability LEED

Precast concrete offers a number of benefits that are recognized as aiding sustainable design by the Leadership in Energy Environmental Design (LEED) criteria developed by the U.S. Green ...

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Precast Concrete Guide to LEED ® V4 ... - Sustainable Precast

Precast Concrete Approaches: Buildings constructed with precast concrete can achieve high levels of energy efficiency due to precast concrete building envelope air tightness and concrete’s thermal mass. Thermal mass is defined as a material's resistance to change

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Precast Concrete Pavement Technology SHRP2 Renewal Research. Download. 24.7 MB. Why GC and DOTs Choose Jointed Precast Pavement. Click Here. On the Beaten Path. Click Here. Jointed Precast Concrete Pavement Systems. Download. 0.8 MB. Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Paving Slabs. Download. 0.1 MB. Complete Super-Slab ...

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Sustainable Precast Concrete LEED Thermal Mass

Precast Concrete Sandwich Wall Panels. z. Precast sandwich panels can help achieve the LEED certification in a variety of ways: z. These included their ability to be recycled, local manufacturing capability, thermal mass. and insulating core. z. All of these attributes

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Precast Helps Projects Attain LEED Certification

Precast Attributes Precast concrete components can help achieve LEED certification in a variety of ways: Their ability to be recycled Local manufacturing capability Thermal mass Sandwich insulation These attributes help reduce the expended energy needed to manufacture, transport and erect materials - key LEED requirements..

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Green Sheets - Precast Concrete - Generic

their impact on the environment, it’s important for builders to consider the true facts regarding siding products' green positions. Many materials claim green or sustainable attributes, but a comparison between precast concrete and brick shows the true story. A quick review of the facts will show that precast concrete is not as green as you ...

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Precast Helps Projects Attain LEED Certification

Precast Attributes Precast concrete components can help achieve LEED certification in a variety of ways: Their ability to be recycled Local manufacturing capability Thermal mass Sandwich insulation These attributes help reduce the expended energy needed to manufacture, transport and erect materials - key LEED requirements..

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LEED v4 Guide Spec for Concrete 10-13-14

Concrete for LEED v4 Projects LEED v4 Material and Resources (MR) In the past versions of LEED, the focus of material impacts has been on single attributes such as recycled content, rapid renewability or regional materials. While these attributes are important, they only tell part of the story.

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Sustainable Precast Concrete

In LEED, for example, precast concrete solutions can contribute to the achievement of up to 21 out of 70 points, leading toward a desired level of certification. The energy, material selection, construction waste management, and indoor environmental quality criteria are the most critical. Each is examined in subsequent sections.

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Earn LEED Credits with Precast Concrete Buildings

Concrete is made from locally available materials. It is recyclable. Steel reinforcement is made from recycled material. Easi-Set Precast Buildings are manufactured locally. Manufactured locally means shorter hauling distances. Available with electricity-free choices. Solar features are available. All-concrete buildings are completely sustainable.

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Sustainable Precast Concrete

Strategy Foster the continuous improvement of precast concrete manufacturing and design practices to optimize material, water, energy efficiency, and minimize site disturbance. Create achievable, yet stringent, goals to reduce our industry’s environmental impacts while enhancing our industry’s societal and economic impacts.

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Precast concrete manufacturing is a sustainable process. In fact, many sustainable building developers use precast concrete for LEED certification. Here’s why: Concrete is made up of natural aggregates — gravel, sand, rock and water. Water used in the process of making concrete is recycled.

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Precast Concrete Beams - Floor Beams Spans Nitterhouse

PRECAST FOR STRENGTH. Since 1923, over our many of service to the construction, architecture and building industry, we’ve been continually dedicated to creating the most expansive line of quality products.The Nitterhouse structural product family includes precast/prestressed concrete beams that provide an exceptionally strong and versatile material suitable for a wide range of applications.

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NPCA - National Precast Concrete Association

Mar 19, 2014  By Sue McCraven. Editor’s Note: Part 1 of this two-part series covered self-consolidating concrete (SCC) characteristics, aggregates, equipment and instructions for conducting a plant-specific cost/benefit analysis (Precast Inc. Jan/Feb 2014). Part 2 details test methods and troubleshooting based on a recent NPCA White Paper from SCC industry experts.

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Watertight Concrete Infrastructure Experts ConSeal

Customer service. Quality products. Technical expertise. Product innovation. These attributes form the foundation for Concrete Sealants. It all began in 1970, selling butyl rubber sealants to the precast concrete industry and earning us the reputation as the watertight concrete experts.

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Sustainable Precast Concrete

Environmental issues in prefabrication, state-of-art report, bulletin 21, fédération internationale du béton (fib), January 2003; Infrastructure Construction Technical Guide, Canadian Precast/ Prestressed Concrete Institute; Slag Cement and the Environment, Slag Cement in Concrete No. 22, Slag Cement Association, 2003

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Sustainable Manufacturing Shea Concrete Products Shea ...

Sustainable Manufacturing Sustainable manufacturing is something Shea Concrete Products has taken great pride in over recent years. In the year 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) developed a third party validation system for the construction industry. The program called Leadership in Energy Environmental Design (LEED) has become the industry standard. There are 12 categories, with ...

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PCI Design Awards Transportation Submission Guidelines

Precast Concrete Specialty Engineer – Lead engineer or consulting engineer that designed the ... Then provide more details in the box. ... 4. Describe the sustainable attributes that precast concrete added to the project. 5. Describe any up-front and ongoing collaboration among team members.

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16 Reasons to Choose Concrete – American Concrete Pipe ...

There is also an array of linings and coatings that can handle the most aggressive environment. The main attributes of concrete pipe apply to sanitary, storm sewers and culverts. Many attributes also may be applied to box sections used for storm drainage, roadway culverts, tunnels, bridges, and underground detention systems.

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Precast Concrete - Sustainability LEED [وضع التوافق]

precast concrete sandwich wall panels. •Waste materials are more likely to be recycled because concrete prodiduction is inonelilocation. •Gray water is often recycled into future mixtures. •Hardened concrete is recycled (about 5 percent to 20 percent of agggg gregate in precast concrete can be recycled concrete

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Green Precast for Sustainable Environment ACE Update ...

Jul 05, 2019  Precast concrete has environmental attributes that can make it preferable to cast-in-place concrete. P recast plays an essential role in the modern world construction of every building today, it refers to the making of parts in an offsite workshop or factory prior to the installation at the site. The primary purpose of precast construction is to produce building components in an efficient work ...

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Sustainable Precast Concrete

Environmental and manufacturing conditions at a precast concrete plant are easily monitored. The production of precast concrete elements takes place under controlled conditions in enclosed factories. This makes the control of manufacturing, waste, emissions, noise levels, etc. easy compared with the same processes at a building site.

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Precast and Sustainability — PCI GULF SOUTH

Jul 20, 2020  Precast and Sustainability. July 20, 2020 / Savanna Eckenrode. Building trends evolve over time and one of the more noteworthy changes the industry has seen in recent decades is the creation of the LEED certification rating system. This “badge of honor” is earned through the design of structures that address environmental issues in a ...

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P.O. Box 300 Midland, VA 22728 Telephone: 540-439-3266 or 703-323-5533 ... 361-10C Precast Concrete Buildings including accessories and ... Special Attributes such as Environmental Attributes N/A 24b. Section 508 Compliance N/A 25. Data Universal Number System (DUNS) Number 003094042 ...

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Sustainable Design using Precast Concrete Click to edit ...

architectural and structural precast concrete products and systems. 3. Define how to integrate the building envelope and mechanical systems using precast concrete structure. 4. Discuss LEED and sustainable principles and how it relates to concrete. Learning Objectives Sustainable Design using Precast Concrete Systems Building with Precast

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Precast Compliments Design-Build Producer Members by ...

PCI West A Chapter of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Page 1 Precast Compliments Design-Build by Douglas Mooradian, AIA, LEED AP The Precast Concrete Industry delivers far more than a building product to a project team. It brings experienced design-build professionals and high performance attributes to any proj-ect.

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Navigating LEED v4 for Concrete Masonry

Jun 20, 2016  The definition of what makes a building material green has evolved in the latest version of LEED, which is known as LEED version 4 (or LEED v4). In LEED v4, the ability to classify a building material as green takes into account a broad range of considerations, including regional sourcing, recycled content and environmental impact over a ...

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HIGHER EDUCATION TRENDS Precast’s Versatility Makes the

The total-precast concrete structure consists of double-wall, double-floor and conventional insulated sandwich wall panels, plus precast concrete columns, beams, stairs, landings, elevator shafts, and water-retention storage tanks. ‘We gravitated to precast concrete early in the process.’ ‘A world-class LEED-Gold equivalent building can be

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Precast Concrete Beams - Floor Beams Spans Nitterhouse

PRECAST FOR STRENGTH. Since 1923, over our many of service to the construction, architecture and building industry, we’ve been continually dedicated to creating the most expansive line of quality products.The Nitterhouse structural product family includes precast/prestressed concrete beams that provide an exceptionally strong and versatile material suitable for a wide range of applications.

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John Rotondo, PE, LEED AP - Owner / Engineering Director ...

Specializing in the design of underground precast reinforced concrete structures such as box culverts, utility vaults, 3-sided bridges, and soil-structure interactive arch systems.

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concrete, erecting precast elements and building in masonry are to a very high standard internationally. The design of concrete structures by local engineers lead the world in many areas. The existence of several quality suppliers of precast structural systems and other proprietary elements in the marketplace allow designers and builders ...

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DESIGN OF A TWO-SPAN CONTINUOUS CPCI GIRDER BRIDGE

3.2 Option 2: CPCI Box Girder The second option is the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) box girder. A box girder is formed when two web plates are joined by a common flange at both the top and the bottom. The closed cell that is formed has a much greater torsional stiffness and strength than an open section and this is the

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High Performance Resilient Precast Educational ...

attributes for a project on a life-cycle basis. This presentation will provide an overview of precast/prestressed concrete desig n and fabrication, in the context of high-performance structures. It will cover the versatile, efficient and resilient attributes of precast concrete design solutions. 6

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