PCA News: CD offers life-cycle assessments,energy analyses

The latest CD-Rom from the Portland Cement Association, “Concrete: Sustainability and the Life Cycle,” sets the record straight on the environmental characteristics of concrete and concrete materials and provides contextual results of concrete’s impact on the environment.

First unveiled during the nationwide Environmental Council of Concrete Organizations (ECCO) Sustainability Road Show this summer, this convenient resource represents nearly a decade of research and analysis, the concept of sustainability and the methods of life cycle assessment. The CD contains life cycle inventories, life cycle assessments, energy analyses, and other related analyses and comparisons. All data is searchable through the CD’s Table of Contents, Abstract, and Index.

Order online at www.cement.org/ lifecycle or by phone at 1-800-868- 6733. Price is $75.

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