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Discussions with tag 'Concrete'

Microscopic Bacteria Bring Concrete to Life

by Jack_Benoit // Civil Engineering Student

More and more often, engineers find themselves turning to the natural world for inspiration. By handpicking key properties from the planet’s biodiversity, scientists are able to create designs that …

Filed under: Concrete

Developing Technologies

Keywords: Green Building,Sustainable Infrastructure,Biomimicry,Concrete

0 replies | 2137 views | Posted on: 06/08/2016 | Last updated: 02/13/2017

FREE WEBINAR: Improving and Prolonging the Performance of Finished Concrete Floors, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

This overview of concrete floor basics shows participants how to get the most from finished concrete floors. Along the way it discusses levels of finish, hardening-densifying and other aspects of fini

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Flooring,Concrete

0 replies | 1541 views | Posted on: 01/18/2019 | Last updated: 09/05/2019

LowC3 Conference, October 5-6 (Now Online!)

by mkilmartin // Intern


Event organizers are planning to host this event in Lexington in fall 2020.  Stay tuned for new dates.  



The University of Kentuc

Filed under: Cleantech

Developing Technologies

Keywords: Green Building,Concrete,Kentucky,Green Construction

0 replies | 1435 views | Posted on: 12/20/2019 | Last updated: 09/12/2020

FREE Green Building Webinar: Concrete Tile Roofing: Sustainable and Energy Efficient Roof Systems, June 9, 12 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

In this one hour course, we will take an in-depth look at the sustainability and energy efficient attributes of concrete tile roofing, including the near zero-waste manufacturing process, life-cycle c

Filed under: Concrete Roof Tile

Keywords: Concrete,Roofing,Concrete Roof TIle,Roof Tile

0 replies | 1381 views | Posted on: 05/28/2020 | Last updated: 05/28/2020

FREE Webinar: CarbonCure Discussion with Carbon Leadership Forum Chicago Hub, June 30, 1 PM EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

Join the Carbon Leadership Network's Chicago Hub to discuss carbon and the cement industry with Ozinga.

Cement is the source of about 8% of the world’s CO2 emissions. If the cement indust

Filed under: Concrete

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Carbon,Concrete,Carbon Leadership Forum,Cement,CO2 Emissions,CarbonCure

0 replies | 1047 views | Posted on: 06/18/2020 | Last updated: 06/18/2020

Sustainable Building with Concrete, July 30, 1-2 PM, Boston, MA

by Richard Minasian // Student

This upcoming lecture with Heidi Jandris, a Technical Resource and Sustainability Manager at Jandris Block.

This discussion is part of BSA Space's exhibition Durable: Sustainable Material

Filed under: Concrete

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Architecture,Materials,Sustainability,Construction,Concrete,built environment,Professionals

0 replies | 1432 views | Posted on: 07/14/2020 | Last updated: 07/15/2020

Webinar: Sustainable Design Using Precast Concrete, December 9, 11:45am - 1:00pm MDT

by SarahA

Part of the USGBC Mountain Region Virtually Green webinar series!

About this Event

This course will discuss considerations for using precast concrete in the holistic design and construction of s

FREE Webinar: Green Concrete - Building with Carbon, March 11, 3 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Concrete is both a big problem and a big opportunity in our climate crisis. It currently accounts for 8% of CO2 emissions which is comparable to the entire agriculture sector. Yet, new low carbon conc

Filed under: Concrete

Keywords: Carbon,Concrete,Emissions,Carbon sequestration

0 replies | 830 views | Posted on: 02/03/2021 | Last updated: 02/05/2021