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Green concrete Q & A with Graniterock expert Jon Erskine

Posted by Jon Erskine on Mar 15, 2017

Green building is all the rage across the country, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area where high tech companies seek environmentally-friendly materials and sustainable practices on nearly all new construction projects.Concrete is a major component of green building.
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The unplanned concrete career

Katha Redmon chose concrete over medicine and never looked back

Posted by Shanna McCord Crigger on Jan 11, 2017

WATSONVILLE – Throughout college at UC Irvine, Katha Redmon planned on attending medical school and becoming a physician.
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Graniterock Team Member Recieves President’s Award

Posted by Keith Severson on Mar 18, 2015

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Technical Note – Permeable Paver Systems

Posted by Mike Munn on Mar 18, 2015

Permeable pavers are becoming increasingly popular as people and agencies strive to protect our environment. Permeable pavers help prevent water runoff and charge aquifers. Permeable pavers can only achieve designed drainage when specific aggregates are installed to create a totally permeable “system.” This system is comprised of a top layer of concrete pavers that have small joints filled with small stones.  Water then enters the joints penetrating various layers of larger crushed washed stones to allow the water to either be stored, or infiltrate the soil subgrade and help filter pollutants.   
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Green Building Programs Compared

Posted by Ben Licari on Mar 18, 2015

Over the next several posts, we’ll be running a series of posts summarizing the various green building programs currently in use.
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