earthplatform.com

conventional concrete

Environment Search Engine    

Results 1 - 10 from 145 for conventional concrete in 0.437 sec.


Home Construction - Concrete
It would be hard to imagine modern life today without concrete. Conventional concrete combines sand, gravel and water with Portland cement to make a building material ... to regular concrete that are more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Top of Page Alternatives to Regular Concrete Fly-ash concrete, available in many regions, offers an alternative to conventional concrete. Fly- ...
consumerenergycenter.org


Green Home Building: Natural Building Techniques: Lightweight Concrete
It is generally necessary to mix lightweight concrete for longer periods than conventional concrete to assure proper mixing and it should be ... concrete. geckostone.com informative article about lightweight concrete. Pumicecrete Pumicecrete has been used in constructing buildings for many years. It is simply concrete that uses crushed volcanic rock as an aggregate rather than conventional ...
greenhomebuilding.com


Global Green USA
Portland cement is replaced with blast furnace slag, a recycled waste product from the steel industry, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions resulting from conventional concrete ...
globalgreen.org


Green Home Building: Using Natural Materials
He has also worked in various fields of communication media, including still photography ... relatively unskilled labor, again lowering costs The resultant blocks provide better insulation values than conventional concrete blocks. On the other hand these blocks call for a substantial component of ...
greenhomebuilding.com


LID Urban Design Tools - Permeable Pavers
Asphalt $0.50 to $1.00 Porous Concrete $2.00 to $6.50 Grass / gravel pavers $1.50 to $5.75 Interlocking Concrete Paving Blocks $5.00 to $10.00* ... gravel paver and porous concrete representative stated that when impervious paving costs for drains, reinforced concrete pipes, catch basins, outfalls and stormwater connects are included, an asphalt or conventional concrete stormwater management paving ...
www.lid-stormwater.net


Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program
Bay-Friendly Landscape? Plant lots of different species of plants. Don’t be conventional, mix it up! Group plants based on their needs (water, soil and light), not the ... surfaces in your yard instead. You can replace a concrete driveway with crushed shell or pervious concrete (which looks and feels like conventional concrete but allows water to pass through it to the ground ...
sarasotabay.org


WELL - Resource Centre Network for Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
With high intensity rains in the tropics, rainwater may shoot over the conventional gutter, resulting in a low production; splash guards can prevent this spillage (fig.6). First ... plastic, fibreglass, brick, inter-locking blocks, compressed soil or rubble-stone blocks, ferro-cement and concrete Fig. 1). The choice of material depends on local availability and affordability. In most ...
www.lboro.ac.uk


Freshwater Website: Informational Resources and Services (Glossary)
D dam - A structure of earth, rock, concrete, or other materials designed to retain water, creating a pond, lake, or reservoir. delta - ... - Defined in waste management, these are small particles of solid pollutants that resist separation by conventional methods. Suspended solids (along with biological oxygen demand) are a measurement of water quality and ...
www.ec.gc.ca


Appropriate Technology and Co-operative Culture in Ladakh
These modern concrete houses are the product of the changes in attitude that I have just described, coupled with conventional development practices. The traditional architecture is ... the environment, the psychological effects of unemployment, the pollution of land, air and water. ... Conventional development is like a steam-roller covering the earth's surface with an artificial ...
www.eco-action.org


Home Construction - Insulated Concrete Forms
Flat wall systems yield a continuous thickness of concrete, like a conventional poured wall. Grid wall systems have a waffle pattern where the concrete is thicker at some points than others. Post and beam systems have widely spaced horizontal and vertical columns of concrete ...
consumerenergycenter.org




The results are filtered
View all results for conventional concrete