Architectural precast and structural precast concrete structures can do more to reduce your project’s carbon footprint, give you more green performance and lower costs. More than mere tweaks, these five proven techniques can help you make sure you’re getting the most out of precast concrete on your next sustainable construction project.
1. Use recycled cement materials. Typically 10 percent of a concrete mix is Portland cement, the binder that holds the sand and aggregate together. The process of manufacturing Portland cement produces about five percent of CO2 emissions worldwide, making … READ MORE