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Permeable Paver Makes The Grade
The University Of Minnesota Duluth revisits a paver project six years after AZEK Permeable Pavers were installed side-by-side with traditional concrete pavers.
By Carey Walley
The Functionality of Pavers
An award-winning project in Palmetto, Fla., transforms a former football field into a public park, complete with permeable pavers to minimize stormwater runoff.
Product Benchmarking for Greener Buildings
Selecting masonry products requires consideration of a number of attributes – performance, aesthetics and cost, to name just a few. If you’re working on a greenbuilding, the list grows.
By Julie Rapoport
Lafayette College Arts Plaza in Easton, Pa.
Knitting repurposed historic dormitory with new construction creates cost-effective facility with LEED gold certification.
Edited by Cory Sekine-Pettite
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- 66Product case studies often examine the potential problem-solving nature of products such as speed of installation, labor savings and the like. But when it comes to performance, it is often expressed by contractors or building managers in terms of expectations for the future, thereby remaining a mystery as to how…
- 51Rochelle C. Jaffe recently completed the second edition of the popular Masonry Basics, which is now available through The Masonry Society (TMS). This excellent primer, which serves as an introduction to masonry design and construction, is economically priced at just $35 ($26.25 for TMS Members). Masonry component materials, the ways…
- 47The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports that up to 48 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to global climate change are a result of building construction and maintenance projects. That’s a much larger percentage than most Americans believe. According to a recent survey conducted by the American Institute of…
- 45CarbonCure Technologies Inc. and New Jersey-based Anchor Concrete Products, a division of Oldcastle APG, have signed a deal to manufacture CarbonCure’s green concrete products.