High Concrete Group LLC has introduced ThinCastTM, the thinnest precast concrete rainscreen panel available on the market. Designed for use in commercial, institutional, retail, and low- to high-rise construction, this innovation provides architects with the natural beauty and character of concrete in lightweight panels that accomplish their rainscreen design goals.
Earn AIA/CES LUs in your offices
High Concrete Group representatives frequently visit designers' offices to present AIA-registered continuing education courses. Precast concrete courses carry 1 LU/HSW Hour or 1 LU/HSW/SD Hour, and are typically given over the lunch hour in offices with 20 or more design professionals participating. Box lunch courses are built around topical subjects that provide insights into the multitude of design and performance possibilities of building with precast concrete.
As an AIA Passport Provider, High Concrete Group logs AIA member participation in AIA Discovery. Certificates of completion are available upon request.
Use the links below to view precast concrete course descriptions and inquire about scheduling box lunch courses in your office.
Composite precast walls can deliver thermal efficiencies of R13 to R30, compress construction schedules, and provide smooth, ready-to-paint interior surfaces. This course explains the types and benefits of insulated walls, how to choose load-bearing and non-load-bearing walls and how they are used in various constructions including all-precast design
Find out why architectural precast offers greater design possibilities than other enclosure materials. Use totally custom textures, colors, shapes, finishes, details and reveals to achieve the effects you want. This course explains how architectural precast is made, how to specify, and to manage your project.
Composite precast walls can deliver thermal efficiencies of R13 to R30, compress construction schedules, and provide smooth, ready-to-paint interior surfaces. This course explains the types and benefits of insulated walls, how to choose load-bearing and non-load-bearing walls and how they are used in various constructions including all-precast design.
Garages of the 21st century can make significant contributions to project aesthetics, durability and sustainability. Learn the basics of managing cost and schedule, how to design and detail key features, and how to incorporate innovative and proven technical developments – including carbon fiber reinforcement – that contribute to reliable and lasting performance.
Learn strategies for reducing your project’s carbon footprint using lightweight precast concrete. Innovative reinforcement and mix designs result in performance improvements in thermally efficient facades and reduced embodied energy in architectural and structural members. Discusses component design, carbon fiber grid, cement substitution, lightweight aggregates, shipping, erection.
Carbon fiber is lightweight, non-corrosive and far stronger than traditional mild steel. It is now the material of choice for secondary reinforcing in structural and non-structural applications. Participants will learn how carbon fiber is used to reinforce precast concrete and how specific components benefit and design goals are advanced.