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Stormwater Management alternatives for an over budget, over crowded site

Stormwater Management alternatives for an over budget, over crowded site

HEY HEIDI – The Dear Abby of Concrete Masonry

SAM asks for alternatives to traditional methods for storm water management

Q: We have a project which is over budget and has limited space. Is it possible to eliminate catch basins and retention ponds if we use a Permeable Articulating Concrete Block (P-ACB) paving surface?                              

 – Stormwater Alternatives are a Must-have

 

 

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Part 2: How LEED v4 impacts concrete masonry

Part II: “Concrete Masonry’s Contribution to LEED v4″ 

Written by Heidi Jandris and Jennifer Wagner. This blog is part of a two-part series. Part I of this blog series is entitled “Concrete Masonry is Sustainable” and was published in High Profile’s green issue in November 2016, and in Masonry Design Magazine.  Part II is published in High Profile’s March 2017 issue.

In part one of this two-part blog series, an overview of how concrete masonry is sustainable due to its resiliency, durability, efficiency and versatility was provided. In addition to lowering the environmental footprint of buildings, using masonry can also help provide valuable Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points in your next design project. Here’s how. read more…

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