Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Innovative Green Concretes for Sustainable Construction

Sponsored by BASF Corporation – Admixture Systems
 
Continuing Education
 

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand what Green Concrete is, why it is needed and what its key components are with respect to powder materials and chemical admixtures
  2. Be able to describe the performance attributes of high-performance Green Concretes (HPGC)
  3. Become familiar with Eco-Efficiency Analysis (EEA) as a sustainability measurement tool
  4. Be able to develop concrete specifications for projects to include specific requirements for HPGCs and EEA documentation of their ecological benefits
  5. Become aware of some high-profile projects where high-performance Green Concretes have been used

Credits:

1 AIA LU/HSW
1 GBCI CE Hour
This test is no longer available for credit
This course will cover the following topics: Why green concrete is needed, Performance attributes of high-performance green concretes (HPGC), Eco-Efficiency Analysis (EEA) as a sustainability measurement tool, Developing concrete specifications to include requirements for high performance concrete, High profile projects using green concretes.

 

 

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