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Alireza Biparva, B.Sc., M.A.Sc., LEED Associate, is a research and development manager/concrete specialist at Kryton International Inc. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of concrete permeability. Biparva oversees several research projects focusing primarily on concrete permeability studies and the development of innovative products and testing methods for the concrete waterproofing and construction industries. He is an active member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Biparva has published several research papers in international journals and conferences on concrete permeability, waterproofing, durability, and sustainability. He can be reached by e-mail at alireza@kryton.com.

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    Smart Solution for Hot Weather Concreting

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    The drier and longer days are a boon for the construction industry during the summer months, but building concrete structures...

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    Preventing Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world, with many key advantages such as formability...

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    Conventional vs. Sustainable Design

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    Each and every day people around the world make important economic decisions in order to be able to continue their...

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    Life Cycle Cost Analysis: Sustainable Design

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    In a blog from earlier this week, we discussed the limitations on bringing a “conventional design” approach to a project....

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    Life Cycle Cost Analysis – Conventional Design

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    Each and everyday people around the world make important economic decisions in order to be able to continue their daily...

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    Three Ways to Measure the Durability of Concrete

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    Concrete is a durable material. The durability of concrete is defined by the ability of concrete to resist weathering action,...

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    Hot weather creates challenges for construction industry

    Written by: Alireza Biparva

    While many industries flourish in warm climates, high temperatures and humidity also create a number of challenges for the construction...

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