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August 2019
When building a wall or fence with sustainability in mind, you need to consider how the wall or fence is being built and how it will act in the future. What materials are they made from? What process is followed to make them? How will the materials and methods impact the operation and use of...
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Precast concrete is an excellent building material that has recently been gaining steam in the United States. How well precast concrete walls do under seismic loads depends largely on the quality of the precast concrete and the quality of the design. High-quality materials and a high standard of production help improve how the walls and...
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We are all looking to cut costs on our projects without sacrificing quality. When comparing concrete options, precast walls tend to be less wasteful and more environmentally friendly than other alternatives. In fact, using precast concrete walls instead of on-site pouring can provide a cost savings of up to 23%, respectively. Furthermore, most project owners...
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Precast walls are made by pouring concrete into forms of specified dimensions to make a whole wall in one piece. Concrete Masonry Units (CMU or precast concrete block wall) are typically 8” X 8” X 16” blocks that can be stacked to form walls. Both are made from concrete, but depending on your project, schedule,...
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