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Concrete: meeting today's needs without compromising the future...

In response to growing environmental and economic forces, architects, engineers, developers and owners are seeking efficient, innovative building solutions that conserve non-renewable resources.

Increasingly, concrete is being recognized for its strong environmental benefits in support of creative and effective sustainable development.

When considering the lifetime environmental impact of a building material—extraction, production, construction, operation, demolition and recycling— concrete is an excellent choice to meet these goals.



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arrowSee Green Building Technology in use at St Anne's Belfield Middle School, VA: Click on "Green Features"

A joint project between Allied Concrete and VRMCA.




NRMCA Specifier Webinars

Continuing Education for Architects, Engineers, Developers and Owners


bulletEarning LEED® Credits by Utilizing Ready Mixed Concrete
Take a detailed look at the growing role played by ready mixed concrete in green building design and construction, including an overview of the LEED Green Building Rating System.


bulletThe Quantifiable Advantages of Concrete Parking Lots
With a free copy of NRMCA's Concrete Pavement Analyst (CPA) software, learn to produce detailed life-cycle cost comparisons of concrete and equivalent asphalt pavement designs.


bulletDesigning and Specifying Pervious Concrete
(Two-part Webinar)
Learn about pervious concrete pavement systems, engineering properties and construction techniques, including specifics to consider when drafting pervious concrete specifications.


These Webinars are AIA—registered and earn Professional Development Hours for participants.