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Architectural block deliver beauty and durability in Denver

April 3, 2020

From NCMA E-NewsApril 2, 2020 A combination of split face and ground face concrete block, supplied by Basalite Concrete Products, is helping Denver’s 2020 Lawrence stand up to the rigors of its urban environment— providing an upscale aesthetic and setting an example for sustainable residential redevelopment throughout the region and the country. The carefully chosen…
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TMS offers recorded webinars

April 2, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 6March 31, 2020 Did you know that The Masonry Society has over 20 recorded webinars available on their website on demand? Topics cover everything from strength design to special inspection and more. Keep engaged and check out them out now!
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Live Webinar: What’s New in LEED v4.1

April 2, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 6March 31, 2020 The latest version of LEED, LEED v4.1, was released in early 2019 proved a challenge to many designers and manufacturers. The Materials and Resources credits were particularly problematic. This new webinar explains how LEED v4.1 attempts to address these issues by adding incremental achievement levels and revising…
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To save our climate we need taller trees not taller wooden buildings

April 2, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 6March 31, 2020 A recent article from the Center for Sustainable Economy expressed the need to let trees continue to grow in order to combat climate change. Increased emissions and diminished carbon sequestration capacity are two effects make conventional wood production very carbon intensive. For every ton of carbon…
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