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  • Concrete Best Practices General Sustainable Construction
    A panoramic view of a modern city shows multiple buildings surrounded by a vibrant green forest as the sun rises over a bright blue sky.

    Interview: What Building Sustainably Looks Like for Concrete Structures and How to Achieve It

    Written by: Kryton Marketing

    Building sustainably: there are many ways to go about it. (We’ve even discussed some ourselves right here on this blog!)...

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    A building professional is lifting a torn membrane to see the reason for the waterproofing membrane failure.

    What Can External Waterproofing Membrane Failure Teach Architects about Sustainable Construction?

    Written by: Maggie Clark

    No matter your experience with waterproofing membrane failure, waterproofing breaches are not so easy to spot. In fact, according to...

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    Concrete Abrasion Resistance: The Bad, the Good, and the Better

    Concrete Abrasion Resistance: The Bad, the Good, and the Better (Interview Part 3)

    Written by: Kryton Marketing

    Last time in this interview series, we looked at just how effective Hard-Cem® is as a solution for increasing concrete...

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    Sunlight shines down on an artificial reef as a shoal of fish swim above the reef.

    Building Artificial Reefs: What to Expect

    Written by: Maggie Clark

    Lately, there’s been an increase in interest over the well-being of coral reefs. These marine habitats represent an estimated $2.7...

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    Some greenery is poking out over the concrete balcony of the Vancouver downtown library, which is surrounded by other buildings.

    Sustainable Architecture and Concrete: Why They Can Work Well Together

    Written by: Maggie Clark

    Sustainable architecture and concrete are not always considered compatible. After all, the production of concrete is known as the cause...

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    A concrete tunnel with grass on top of its entranceway sits in-between two rows of trees on vividly green grass.

    Lower Your Concrete Carbon Footprint with These 4 Innovative Methods

    Written by: Maggie Clark

    As great as it can be for construction, concrete often comes with a hefty carbon footprint. However, if you saw...

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    Low-carbon concrete surrounds a single lean and vibrantly green tree.

    Why You Need Low-Carbon Concrete (and How We Can Help)

    Written by: Maggie Clark

    Lately, more and more companies in the concrete industry are starting to come out with their own low-carbon concrete mixes....

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    An architect is working on a draft with a pencil and ruler to optimize building space.

    Why the Construction Community Should Optimize Building Space

    Written by: Maggie Clark

    Over the years, the Greater Vancouver population has been growing, and that growth has not been subtle. In a recent...

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