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Concrete Credentials: Sustainability -

2016-7-22  The concrete industry consists of nine sectors: cement, aggregates, admixtures, ground granulated blast furnace slag (ggbs), fly ash, mortar, ready-mixed concrete, precast concrete and steel reinforcement. In 2008, the UK concrete industry embarked on the implementation of a sustainable construction strategy. This agreement to a number ofsustainability objectives included thecommitment

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Concrete Credentials: Concrete, concrete products and ...

Concrete Credentials: Concrete, concrete products and constituent materials. A quick reference guide to the sustainable and performance benefits of concrete. The tables within this guide present sustainability facts and data for precast concrete; ready-mixed concrete; cement

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Concrete and Sustainability - Greenspec

The Concrete Centre has a number of case studies illustrating this feature. 3 Flood resiliance Flood resilient construction uses methods and materials that reduce the impact from a flood, ensuring that structural integrity is maintained, and the drying out and

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Concrete Credentials: Sustainability. A quick reference ...

2021-8-7  Updated as: Concrete Credentials: concrete, concrete products and constituent materials. A quick reference guide to the sustainability and performance benefits of concrete (TCC, 2018). Published by The Concrete Centre, part of the Mineral Products Association. Ref: TCC/05/20. First published 2010, updated 2015. ISBN. 9781904818722. Subjects

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Concrete Credentials - Build With Strength : A Coalition ...

Whether it’s concrete’s strength, durability and resilience, its aesthetic quality, its unrivaled sustainability and performance benefits, its ease of use, or cost-effectiveness– the pros agree: concrete is the material of choice for buildings, paving, and infrastructure. Listen to the show below!

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Concrete and Sustainability : GCCA

Concrete is a unique material, which is why we take the challenge of sustainability seriously as a sector. Our GNR reports show that cement companies have already achieved a significant 18.3% reduction in CO 2 per tonne of cementitious product since 1990 (among other facts).; Harnessing and leveraging innovative technologies will be key to unlocking the sector’s sustainable

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Concrete Industry Sustainability Performance Report

2019-3-29  the sustainable credentials of concrete construction. Alternative cementitious materials were used to reduce the embodied carbon of the project, exposed concrete and its thermal mass reduces operational carbon and much of the masonry used in the building was recycled from partially demolished elements of the previous structure.

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Cement and Concrete Sustainability - PCA

Sustainable Concrete Construction The energy savings, resilience, and associated greenhouse gas emission reductions from constructing buildings and infrastructure with concrete more than offset the emissions from cement manufacturing over the life of a structure. There are the many reasons why concrete is a sustainable building material:

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Sustainability of Concrete Construction

2011-2-24  Sustainability of Concrete Construction Tarun R. Naik, F.ASCE1 Abstract: Sustainability is important to the well-being of our planet, continued growth of a society, and human development. Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world.

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The Environmental Impacts of Concrete - Greenspec

Cement and global warming • Making cement results in high levels of CO 2 output. • Cement production is the third ranking producer of anthropogenic (man-made) CO 2 in the world after transport and energy generation. • 4 - 5% of the worldwide total of CO 2 emissions is caused by cement production. • CO 2 is produced at two points during cement production :

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Concrete Credentials: Why Perspective Matters in Concrete ...

Currently, Jennifer is heading up the construction of LinkedIn’s new headquarters in Mountain View, California. In this episode, Gregg and Jennifer discuss perspectives in the concrete industry and concrete sustainability. Gregg Lewis: Hello and welcome everyone to today’s episode of Concrete Credentials.

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Sustainability Credential - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Sustainability Credential. Sustainability credentials are eroded by the use of long distance transport when there are not production sites in close proximity to cement plants, for example, the importing of fly ash from China to the U.K. Questions also remain over how to fairly assign their environmental impacts as by-products of industrial processes, rather than simply as waste [31].

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The Sustainability Credentials of Concrete (Manchester)

2010-1-13  The Sustainability Credentials of Concrete (Manchester) Online booking for this seminar is now closed. To be added to the waiting list for consideration in the case of cancellation please email [email protected]

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Responsibly sourced concrete and BES 6001

The concrete industry is the first to link its sustainable construction strategy to BES 6001. For reinforcement steel, sustainability credentials can be demonstrated by specifying reinforcement accredited to the Eco-Reinforcement (eco-reinforcement) or CARES (ukcares) sustainability certification schemes.

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Polarwall's environmental and sustainability credentials.

2011-10-25  Polarwall's environmental and sustainability credentials. Only 10% of the environmental impact of building a house is in the embodied energy of the materials used to build it. That means that 90% is caused by the heating, cooling and lighting of our

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sustainability of concrete Topic

2021-7-1  Sustainability is generally defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The three pillars of sustainability are environment, economy, and society. The carbon footprint of concrete can be lowered by using supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) such as fly ash, slag cement, and silica fume; by using

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Sustainability of Concrete Construction

2011-2-24  Sustainability of Concrete Construction Tarun R. Naik, F.ASCE1 Abstract: Sustainability is important to the well-being of our planet, continued growth of a society, and human development. Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world.

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Sustainability of Concrete Construction Practice ...

Sustainable concrete should have a very low inherent energy requirement, be produced with little waste, be made from some of the most plentiful resources on earth, produce durable structures, have a very high thermal mass, and be made with recycled materials. Sustainable constructions have a small impact on the environment.

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How to Communicate Your Sustainability Credentials ...

Nearly 40% of millennials say they have chosen a job because of company sustainability, and this trend is set to grow. Align departments to tell a more compelling brand story with these building blocks for success. DO – keep it simple . If your green credentials are strong, gather the

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Sustainability of Construction Materials ScienceDirect

23 - Sustainability of using waste rubber in concrete. Rubber from scrap tires is one of the most recent waste materials investigated for its potential use in the construction field. Traditionally, tires have been stockpiled or illegally dumped or landfilled. However, none of them is a long-term solution.

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Concrete goes Green - rbplant

2021-6-24  A newly developed concrete graphene product has the potential to profoundly improve the sustainability credentials of the concrete industry. Worldwide, concrete production is responsible for around 8% of CO₂ emissions. Concretene – a newly developed graphene-enhanced concrete – has the potential to revolutionise the impact of concrete ...

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Sustainability Credentials CEMEX

Mexican Stock Exchange Sustainability Index Since its inception in 2011, CEMEX has been one of only around 30 companies chosen for the exclusive Mexican Stock Exchange Sustainability Index. The evaluation scope included our management and use of natural resources, corporate governance standards and social responsibility with key stakeholders ...

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How to Communicate Your Sustainability Credentials ...

Nearly 40% of millennials say they have chosen a job because of company sustainability, and this trend is set to grow. Align departments to tell a more compelling brand story with these building blocks for success. DO – keep it simple . If your green credentials are strong, gather the

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“Concrete Credentials” podcast suits A/E/C, owner ...

2020-7-20  Executive Vice President, Structures and Sustainability PE, SE, LEED AP Lionel Lemay kicks off the series July 23 discussing issues impacting the concrete and construction industries, including sustainability efforts that are among the organization’s most important goals. ... “Concrete Credentials” is available on Apple Podcast App ...

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Green Credentials Overview - GBES

2021-8-20  At GBES, we’ve been helping professionals like you earn career-advancing sustainability credentials for over 13 years as the #1 provider in the industry (over 150,000 satisfied customers). Our mission is to advance the green building movement, and we’re committed to providing resources that help you pass any green building exam the first ...

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Improving the green credentials of local concrete mixes in ...

Improving the green credentials of local concrete mixes in Australia Traynor, Kieran A. and Gordon, Eloise V. 2014, Improving the green credentials of local concrete mixes in Australia, in ECO-CRETE 2014 : Environmentally friendly concrete : Proceedings of the International Symposium on Eco-Crete, Prentmet - Green Environmental Printing, Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 87-94.

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Sustainability ASCE

ASCE defines sustainability as a set of environmental, economic, and social conditions - the "Triple Bottom Line" - in which all of society has the capacity and opportunity to maintain and improve its quality of life indefinitely, without degrading the quantity, quality or the availability of natural, economic, and social resources.

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Durability Concrete Sustainability Hub

Durable materials are those that are able to last a long time without significant deterioration or need for repair or replacement. Using more durable materials offers environmental advantages by conserving resources needed for the production of replacement materials and by lessening waste, and economic advantages by reducing costs associated with repairs or replacement.

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Sustainability of nanomaterials based self-healing ...

2019-5-1  Cement industries that produce the main constituent of concrete remain the foremost concern to the world in terms of contributor for climate change and hindrance towards sustainability. Apart from USA, the fast-developing nations such as China, Indonesia, India, and Turkey are also causing major environmental pollution.

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Sustainability Design Considerations for Timber-Concrete ...

2021-3-16  Sustainability Design Considerations for Timber-Concrete Composite Floor Systems. Md Abdul Hamid Mirdad,1 Hossein Daneshvar,1 Thomas Joyce,1 and Ying Hei Chui1. 1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 9211 116 Street NW, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G1H9, Canada. Academic Editor: Claudio Mazzotti.

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