Environmental issues

//Environmental issues

Car Parks – how to achieve a significant dead load reduction

A 3.5 tonne saving per parking space is achievable The construction industry faces constant challenges with regard to environmental and sustainability issues, health and safety requirements, the need for faster construction and the ability to maximise off-site production, according [...]

Car Parks – how to achieve a significant dead load reduction 2018-04-03T14:10:16+00:00

Precast car park construction – environmental and sustainability issues

GT flooring unit reduces weight, concrete requirement and labour The GT flooring unit is a reinforced 400mm-deep prestressed concrete unit that can be cast up to 2.4m wide and over 16m in length, incorporating solid lightweight void formers [...]

Precast car park construction – environmental and sustainability issues 2018-04-03T14:06:43+00:00

Concrete “contributes to energy conservation” at 6th form college

A high thermal mass building - comfort levels a high priority Concept architect Teather+Walls set out to design a building - situated at Reepham College, Norfolk - that would take account of current needs for the lowest running costs and [...]

Concrete “contributes to energy conservation” at 6th form college 2018-04-03T10:47:08+00:00