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Decorative Concrete Information – Environmentally Friendly

Environmental Green Building

Decorative concrete has proven to be a value to builders and developers in the implementation of sustainable building practices.

The concrete block manufacturing process produces very little or no waste whatsoever. Any product which is not suitable for sale is completely recycled back into the manufacturing process.

Green building with concrete can contribute sustainability in other areas as well by providing thermal mass and improving light reflectivity.

Light-colored concrete pavements have also been proven to reduce the urban heat island effect by improving solar-reflectivity values.

Precast concrete is made of natural raw materials (stones, gravels, sand,cement), locally available almost everywhere and in an enormous quantity, precast concrete minimises the whole life cycle impact on the environment when compared with other construction materials.

 

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The impact on the environment from precast conctete compares favourably to other materials

The impact on the environment from precast conctete compares favourably to other materials