Incorporating Recycled Materials In Concrete Mixes
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The paper evaluates the benefits associated with the use of alternative mixtures of concrete in the building industry as opposed to traditional mixes of aggregate and Portland cement. Binders such as fly ash and aggregates such as post-consumer glass are discussed and evaluated in terms of the credit they can provide builders in a LEED accreditation system.
From the Paper:"Concrete is one of the most widely used materials in the construction industry, and for good reasons. Concrete is an incredibly versatile material, capable of being formed into nearly any shape imaginable, possessed of great strength (assuming appropriate mixes), and is resistant to degradation including mold, fire, and rot. Traditional concrete mixes have a long history of success in a variety of industries and applications. But despite these obvious benefits, there has been increased concern..."
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