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It shouldn’t come as a total shock that a roadway surface constructed of permeable concrete materials would be designed and built in one of the country’s most progressive, environmentally conscious cities.
When taking on pervious paving contracts, the San Diego-based contractor’s mix design is typically accepted by clients following mock-up, as custom blends can significantly increase a project’s difficulty. Yet, there are always exceptions, with the most recent being the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
When the construction industry was languishing nationwide and tilt-up concrete commercial jobs in Southern California were rare, Gregg Hamann of Hamann Construction in El Cajon, California, needed a project to keep his skilled workers employed between jobs.
Pervious concrete has very unique properties, but that doesnt mean you have to forgo all decorative concrete techniques. Here are five ways that decorative concrete contractors can adapt decorative techniques to pervious concrete.
Indiana-based C2 Products Inc. offers an environmentally friendly, durable way to seal and stain concrete with its flagship products, The Bean and The Jelly Bean.
With its distinctive Rice Krispies look, pervious concrete was designed to let liquids pass through it. The material poses some clear challenges for decorative concrete contractors.
I'm not exactly the poster boy for the LEED program, as you can guess. However, with so much chatter about "sustainable sites" and "Energy Star scores" these days, I was kind of thinking it might be a good time to clear the air.
Pervious concrete, increasingly in demand for its environmental benefits, takes on color.
With the addition of color and increased attention to texture and detail, pervious concrete is now being specified for public parks, fine residences, and other hardscapes where appearance is as important to the environment as drainage.
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