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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 standardized, they are installed in a quicker ...

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Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete ...

Environmental LEED Attributes of Precast Concrete Retaining Walls 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 standardized, they are installed in a ...

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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. Because precast concrete pipe is modular and standardized, they are installed in a quicker fashion ...

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Precast Concrete Pavement Brochure

ENVIRONMENTAL LEED ATTRIBUTES OF PRECAST CONCRETE PAVEMENT SLABS The use of precast concrete is a sensible choice for sustainable development. Precast plants reuse formwork, significantly reducing construction waste that would otherwise be generated at a job site. Because precast concrete components are modular and standardized, they are

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The Green Side of Precast Concrete

30/05/2010  Precast concrete manufacturers and contractors will be called upon by the client to provide documentation of a given product’s environmental attributes. Design teams experienced with LEED will include these documentation requirements in the submittal requirements of the bid documents. However, LEED documentation requirements are commonly left out of a project’s submittal requirements ...

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environmental characteristics of precast concrete paving from Interpave manufacturers ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT – independent assessment with the BRE Green Guide SUSTAINABLE PAVING IN USE – including sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and impacts on BREEAM assessment PAVING FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES – playing a major role in shaping external spaces for

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Interpave Environmental Impact of Paving

on precast concrete paving. The Green Guide The BRE Green Guide to Specification is a new on-line tool providing designers and specifiers with straightforward and independent guidance on making the best environmental choices. It rates and compares a range of specifications within various construction elements, with summary ratings ranging from ‘A+’ for best environmental performance to ...

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paving

The summary environmental ratings for the various precast concrete paving specifications considered are as follows – Paving ratings Three different paving scenarios (together with ‘boundary protection’) constitute the Landscaping category of the Green Guide and cover: Pedestrian Areas, including communal spaces, walkways and garden paving; Lightly Trafficked Areas, such as car parking ...

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paving

environmental characteristics of precast concrete paving from Interpave manufacturers ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT – independent assessment with the BRE Green Guide SUSTAINABLE PAVING IN USE – including sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and impacts on BREEAM assessment PAVING FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES – playing a major role in shaping external spaces for

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paving

The summary environmental ratings for the various precast concrete paving specifications considered are as follows – Paving ratings Three different paving scenarios (together with ‘boundary protection’) constitute the Landscaping category of the Green Guide and cover: Pedestrian Areas, including communal spaces, walkways and garden paving; Lightly Trafficked Areas, such as car parking ...

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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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paving - Marshalls

environmental characteristics of precast concrete paving from Interpave manufacturers ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT – independent assessment with the BRE Green Guide SUSTAINABLE PAVING IN USE – including sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) and impacts on BREEAM assessment PAVING FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES – playing a major role in shaping external

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

For reflective pavements, the requirement is to use paving materials with a three-year aged solar reflectance value (SR) of at least 0.28, or an initial SR of at least 0.33. The requirement for SR can usually be met by using precast concrete rather than asphalt for hardscape areas, including sidewalks, parking lots, drives and other impervious surfaces. Solar reflectance, sometimes called ...

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ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4

article highlights credits in LEED v4 to which concrete may contribute. Concrete’s characteristics of low albedo, thermal mass, recyclability, local availability, lack of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and the industry’s transparency can all contribute to more-sustainable projects. Low Albedo Concrete is an obvious material choice for reducing the urban heat island effect. Albedo ...

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EDITION 2 - The Precast Concrete Paving Association

The resulting interlocking characteristics of concrete block paving give it a distinct advan-tage over other forms of surface. Laid on a granular laying course and with an edge restraint, individual blocks interlock with each other to act together, distributing large point loads evenly. Concrete block paving can be used immediately after the laying procedures have been complet-ed and requires ...

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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. A product could perform well in one attribute but ...

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Precast Bendable Concrete Paving Slab for Speedy Road ...

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Group of Living Stones @ NTU Research Group of Living Stones @ NTU TSB Public Lecture Series on Sustainable Urban Living 8 April 2016, Singapore Precast Bendable Concrete Paving Slab for Speedy Road Construction presented by Yang En-Hua, PhD, LEED AP Assistant Professor Assistant Chair (Academic) School of Civil and Environmental ...

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12 Advantages and Disadvantages of Precast Concrete ...

Precast concrete is a type of concrete which is used in many cases. The form of construction where concrete is casted in a re-usable mould and then cured in a controlled environment (precast plant) is called precast concrete. The casted structural member is then transported to the construction site and then erected. Structural members such as concrete frame, concrete wall and concrete floors ...

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

For reflective pavements, the requirement is to use paving materials with a three-year aged solar reflectance value (SR) of at least 0.28, or an initial SR of at least 0.33. The requirement for SR can usually be met by using precast concrete rather than asphalt for hardscape areas, including sidewalks, parking lots, drives and other impervious surfaces. Solar reflectance, sometimes called ...

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EDITION 2 - The Precast Concrete Paving Association

The resulting interlocking characteristics of concrete block paving give it a distinct advan-tage over other forms of surface. Laid on a granular laying course and with an edge restraint, individual blocks interlock with each other to act together, distributing large point loads evenly. Concrete block paving can be used immediately after the laying procedures have been complet-ed and requires ...

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Urban paving brochure update 2010 - The Precast Concrete ...

environmental benefits of concrete block ... Precast concrete paving offers proven long-term performance and durability and can be recycled and reinstated without evidence. There are two other essential qualities of precast concrete block paving, flags and kerbs that singles them out from other materials used in urban areas. Firstly, their modular nature - combined with the wide range of ...

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ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4

article highlights credits in LEED v4 to which concrete may contribute. Concrete’s characteristics of low albedo, thermal mass, recyclability, local availability, lack of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and the industry’s transparency can all contribute to more-sustainable projects. Low Albedo Concrete is an obvious material choice for reducing the urban heat island effect. Albedo ...

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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. A product could perform well in one attribute but ...

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LEED and Ecological Benefits of PermaTrak System

As it currently stands, a project can receive either one or two LEED credits for the use of recycled materials in the project (this includes all construction materials and is not just limited to ready mixed concrete). In order to obtain one credit the owner must first demonstrate that at least 7.5% post-consumer and post-industrial recycled materials have been used in the project. To obtain ...

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Precast Bendable Concrete Paving Slab for Speedy Road ...

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Group of Living Stones @ NTU Research Group of Living Stones @ NTU TSB Public Lecture Series on Sustainable Urban Living 8 April 2016, Singapore Precast Bendable Concrete Paving Slab for Speedy Road Construction presented by Yang En-Hua, PhD, LEED AP Assistant Professor Assistant Chair (Academic) School of Civil and Environmental ...

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Using Slag Cement in Sustainable Construction

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a national standard developed by the United States Green Building Council to certify high-performance, sustainable buildings. Currently, there are six LEED™ stan-dards available for use or under development; however LEED-NC™, for new construction and major renovation, is the most widely used standard.1 LEED-NC™ utilizes a system ...

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Guidance Notes on Design and Construction of Pavements ...

Precast Concrete Materials . Paving units made of precast concrete materials should be generally used on footways. Their shapes, sizes, thickness, colours and laying patterns for construction shall follow the guidance shown in the Highways Department Standard Drawing Nos. H5101, H5102 and H5114. Past experience revealed that precast concrete paving

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Solar Reflectance Values of Concrete - PCA

To meet the LEED-NC SS 7.1 paving material requirement or the LEED-NC SS 7.2 steep-sloped roofing material requirement for an SRI of at least 29, a concrete surface must have a solar reflectance of at least 0.28 using ASTM E1980 and an emittance of 0.90. To meet the LEED-NC SS

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