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    Webinar: Improving and Prolonging the Performance of Finished Concrete Floors, May 29, 12:00 PM EDT

  • 29 May 2020
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenCE Sustainable Design Education
Improving and Prolonging the Performance of Finished Concrete Floors
Event Description

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 finished concrete flooring not commonly known. The program also shows how to protect and maintain finished concrete flooring. It includes tips for protecting finished floors from damage during building construction.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Compare the water-generation characteristics of lithium-silicate hardener/densifiers to older potassium - and sodium-silicate hardener/densifiers
  2. Estimate the expected service life of a finished concrete floor and rate it for sustainability on a scale of "good-fair-poor".
  3. List two ways finished concrete floors "perform" that contribute to sustainability.
  4. Explain how regular maintenance contributes to sustainability of polished concrete floors.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenCE Sustainable Design Education
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Based out of Chicago, Nick Savage is the leader of PROSOCO's Concrete Flooring Group. Nick is a construction industry veteran of over 10 years. For the majority of that time, he has worked with architects, contractors, and distributors on finished concrete flooring projects. He has been involved in high profile projects for The Ohio State University, GM, Ford, Miller/Coors, and Navy Pier. Nick is a member of the Concrete Polishing Association of America.
  • Sponsors
    • PROSOCO is a national manufacturer of products for cleaning, protecting and maintaining concrete; making building envelopes air- and water-tight; and cleaning, protecting and restoring new and existing masonry buildings. We strive to provide innovative products and services that improve the appearance and performance of our built environment. Since its founding in 1939, the company has excelled at the innovation and development of superior products and services for the construction industry. The United States Capitol Building, Grand Central Station, the World Trade Plaza, the Smithsonian Institute, Jacobs Field. PROSOCO products are a part of constructing, restoring, and preserving our present and our past.
  • Event type
    • Webinar

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