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Finally, pervious concrete control and photocatalytic shoulders will be poured immediately following the standards shoulders.
This storm-management system also will be covered with pervious concrete, and can be used, too, as an auxiliary parking lot, Romeo said.
We're just getting started on some research at Purdue that would be a concrete sealer and curing agent," says West, "not for pervious concrete, like [C.
CPAG and FPDCC approached the producer for assistance as a result of similar projects involving Urban Habitat Chicago (UHC), whose students were trained as pervious concrete technicians on a Filtercrete path at the District's Camp Sullivan.
Pervious concrete is a porous pavement that allows stormwater runoff to drain through it instead of over the pavement to a storm sewer system.
Beginning with an overview of principles of sustainable design, the volume covers such topics as concrete thermal mass, roller compacted concrete pavements, pervious concrete for green surfaces, heat island effects, and reuse and the rehabilitation of concrete structures.
The pervious concrete used also stores less heat due to its relatively open pore structure.
Wilson Motors was awarded the best new pervious concrete application throughout Washington state.
The pervious concrete, permeable brick and gravel pave used across the site in parking areas and main walkways allow stormwater to filter back into the soil instead of draining into streams and rivers.
The University of New Hampshire has installed what it says is the first major pervious concrete parking facility in New England as part of a project to study its effectiveness as a stormwater management tool.
In May 2004, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) released a report, "Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Pervious Concrete," which offers recommendations for use of pervious concrete in areas experiencing cycles of freezing and thawing.