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NRMCA Updates Environmental Impacts of Concrete To Support ...

Nov 03, 2016  Home; Concrete; NRMCA Updates Environmental Impacts of Concrete To Support Green Building Efforts. The second version of the NRMCA Industry-Wide (IW) Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and ...

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NRMCA updates environmental impacts of concrete Building ...

Nov 09, 2016  The National Ready Mix Concrete Association has updated its industry average environmental impacts for concrete.. The aim is to provide product transparency within green building standards. The second version of the NRMCA Industry-Wide (IW) Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and Benchmark (Industry Average) Report discloses the environmental impacts of concrete

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READY MIXED CONCRETE INDUSTRY INITIATIVES TO ... -

Regional Environmental Benchmarks. NRMCA discloses regional environmental benchmarks as well. Working with the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, we are able to calculate the average environmental impacts for eight different regions in the U.S. This offers national coverage of concrete producers capable to support LEED v4 projects. These

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SPECIFYING SUSTAINABLE Presented by: CONCRETE - NRMCA

Sustainable concrete is difficult to define. There are many factors that can influence the way concrete is manufactured, designed, built, used and recycled that ultimately affect the environmental footprint of the structures built with concrete. Whether one is designing a building, pavement, bridge or dam, concrete is an important component used as

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A Cradle-to-Gate Life Cycle Assessment of Ready ... - NRMCA

Apr 16, 2020  potential environmental impacts of a product system throughout its life cycle. Life Cycle Impact Assessment ... The LCA report is an update of the previously published Version 2.0. Updates to the LCA ... participating National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members in

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NRMCA – Commitment to Environmental ... - Concrete Products

Dec 03, 2020  The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association honors 11 plants and their owners in the 2020 Environmental Excellence Awards program. Now in its 25th year, the competition offers NRMCA producer members national recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment and maintaining sound management practices in their operations.

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NRMCA updates environmental impacts of concrete Building ...

Nov 09, 2016  The National Ready Mix Concrete Association has updated its industry average environmental impacts for concrete.. The aim is to provide product transparency within green building standards. The second version of the NRMCA Industry-Wide (IW) Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and Benchmark (Industry Average) Report discloses the environmental impacts of concrete

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Item Detail - NRMCA

The research provides environmental impacts for a variety of concrete pavements ranging from rural low-volume roads to urban interstate highways. It also provides potential methodologies for reducing environmental impacts, including using mechanistic design procedures, increasing fly ash content in concrete, increasing the reflectivity of ...

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Home - NRMCA

2 天前  Build With Strength’s mission is to educate the building and design communities and policymakers on the benefits of ready mixed concrete, and encourage its use as the building material of choice. No other material can replicate concrete in terms of strength, durability, safety and ease of use. Build With Strength Website.

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NRMCA Updates Oregon Concrete Aggregate Producers ...

NRMCA Updates Oregon Concrete Aggregate Producers Association Mike Philipps, President. Agenda ... -Support Infrastructure-State Local Advocacy-Fire Codes-Building Codes ... Cost Environmental Aesthetics Resilience Impact / Sustainability Flexibility Strength Durability Speed of Construction Design

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NRMCA Annual Convention Features Series of Keynote

the environmental footprint of concrete and the structures that use them. This presentation will highlight strategies to lower the embodied impacts (of the materials) of cement and concrete, including the use of captured carbon to create concrete with a negative carbon footprint, and

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NRMCA Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards ...

Dec 13, 2016  NRMCA Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards December 13, 2016 Concrete News Now in its 21st year, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Environmental Excellence Awards program offers members national recognition for sound operating practices and outstanding contributions to protecting the environment.

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NRMCA announces green concrete plant and courses Civil ...

Aug 31, 2008  NRMCA’s Green-Star Program was recently designed and implemented by the Environmental Task Group of the Operations, Environmental and Safety Committee, in collaboration with the EPA as a means to support the efforts of the ready-mixed concrete industry toward environmental excellence.

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Habitat for Humanity Partners With NRMCA to Construct ...

Mar 26, 2021  Once involved, the NRMCA asked Habitat to poll its local affiliates to find partners that would be interested in learning about using concrete for

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Stormwater Best Management Practices: Concrete Washout

Environmental and Human Health Impacts. Concrete washout water (or washwater) is a slurry containing toxic metals. It’s also caustic and corrosive, having a pH near 12. In comparison, Drano liquid drain cleaner has a pH of 13.5. Caustic washwater can harm fish gills and eyes and interfere with reproduction. The safe pH ranges for aquatic life

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Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards – Concrete ...

Nov 30, 2018  The NRMCA Safety, Environmental and Operations Committee-administered program awards members in Eastern, Central and Western U.S. regions. “These plants demonstrate that they are the ‘best of the best’ when it comes to being good stewards of the environment, ” affirms NRMCA Executive Vice President, Compliance and Operations Gary Mullings.

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Item Detail - NRMCA

CSR05 provides a summary of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) results from research conducted at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub on commercial buildings. The results show that the environmental impacts of concrete buildings are lower than steel buildings over a 60-year life. 2 pages.

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Bonus Session Specifying Sustainable Concrete

May 05, 2021  Performance-based specifications for concrete represent an important synergy with sustainability initiatives because they provide the opportunity to optimize mixtures for performance that can also reduce environmental impacts. Prescriptive specifications often adversely impact the environmental footprint of concrete structures.

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2021 Material Baselines - Carbon Leadership Forum

Both sources of data are published by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA, 2019 and 2020). Method 2 : If a product category has many EPDs (more than 20 product-specific EPDs are present in the EC3 database), and the products included are assessed to represent the current market, the results of the EC3 tool will be directly used ...

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Item Detail - NRMCA

(Sold in Pkgs. of 20) CSR03 outlines how concrete pavements can help reduce the overall environmental impact of our roadway infrastructure. Research studies demonstrating concrete's life cycle advantages over asphalt are presented including reduced fuel consumption, reduced embodied energy and global warming potential.

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NRMCA Federal Advocacy Update

NRMCA Federal Advocacy Update Government Affairs Division . ... change into National Environmental Policy Act reviews ... concrete industry received a permanent exemption from the Hours of Service 30-minute break rule and extended the logging requirement from 12 to 14 hours.

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NRMCA Updates Oregon Concrete Aggregate Producers ...

NRMCA Updates Oregon Concrete Aggregate Producers Association Mike Philipps, President. Agenda ... -Support Infrastructure-State Local Advocacy-Fire Codes-Building Codes ... Cost Environmental Aesthetics Resilience Impact / Sustainability Flexibility Strength Durability Speed of Construction Design

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National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - NRMCA

About NRMCA Founded in 1930, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is the leading industry advocate. Our mission is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete through leadership, promotion, education, and partnering to ensure ready mixed

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NRMCA Education Sessions - American Concrete Pumping ...

An update on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent rule to expand EPA’s jurisdiction over control of bodies of water within the United States. Does it impact ready mixed concrete plants or operations? What will it cost? When should I expect changes? Answers to these questions and more will be provided and discussed during the ...

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NRMCA Material Ingredient Reporting Guidance

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), through the support of the Ready Mixed Concrete Research Education Foundation (RMCREF), commissioned this study to determine which program is best for the ready mixed concrete industry. The study has found that concrete producers can significantly contribute towards

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International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Seattle, USA

NRMCA, based in Silver Spring, MD, represents the producers of ready mixed concrete and the companies that provide materials, equipment and support to the industry. It conducts education, training, certification, promotion, research, engineering, safety, environmental, technological, lobbying and regulatory programs (nrmca).

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:: Green Concrete :: Environmental Impact and Benefits of ...

Ready Mixed Concrete Industry’s LEED Reference Guide. Updated 3rd edition with LEED 2009 information. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program is designed to promote the construction of high-performance, sustainable buildings.

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Explained: Cement vs. concrete — their differences, and ...

Apr 03, 2020  Carbon capture, utilization, and storage has significant potential to reduce cement and concrete’s environmental impact while creating large market opportunities. According to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, carbon utilization in concrete will

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2021 Material Baselines - Carbon Leadership Forum

Both sources of data are published by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA, 2019 and 2020). Method 2 : If a product category has many EPDs (more than 20 product-specific EPDs are present in the EC3 database), and the products included are assessed to represent the current market, the results of the EC3 tool will be directly used ...

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:: Pervious Pavement :: Pervious Concrete for Green ...

Pervious concrete pavement is a unique and effective means to address important environmental issues and support green, sustainable growth. By capturing stormwater and allowing it to seep into the ground, porous concrete is instrumental in recharging groundwater, reducing stormwater runoff, and meeting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ...

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Global Concrete Summit by Grey Matters Llc

Sep 03, 2020  About National Ready Mixed Concrete Association NRMCA is celebrating 90 years of representing the producers of ready mixed concrete and the companies that provide materials, equipment and support to the industry. It conducts education, training, promotion, research, engineering, safety, environmental, technological, lobbying and regulatory ...

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NRMCA Local Paving Division Luke McHugh, PE

Feb 01, 2018  The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association promotes the use of concrete products for pavement due to their safety, resilience, and long-term value. Our mission is to provide designers, engineers, contractors, owners, and developers the tools necessary to pave ahead—which means thinking smarter, going beyond conventional methods, and

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Build with Strength Launches Investors and Developers ...

Sep 19, 2016  Concrete Build with Strength Launches Investors and Developers Advisory Council Names Jonathan Arnold of Arnold Development and Jack Holland, Investment Banker, Co-Chairman

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Carbon Leadership Forum Announces Environmental Standards ...

Aug 17, 2016  Support the targets of the 2030 Challenge for Products. Enable reporting of carbon footprint and other environmental impacts. Address allocation in methods consistent with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy. Address variability and uncertainty in data. Provide guidelines to make implementation by the industry both rigorous and simple

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