Sustainable construction is a function of both design and materials, of which concrete is an essential component for a low carbon economy.
Ocean Concrete’s building products contribute to the creation of efficient public transport infrastructures, such as the Canada Line and energy efficient buildings such as the Vancouver Convention Centre and Shangri-La Vancouver.
Ocean Concrete also offers a variety of products with environmental benefits:
|Concrete||Reduces storm water runoff |
Preserves natural rainwater absorption
|Rigid Concrete Pavement||Concrete||Longer lifespan and less maintenance versus asphalt|
Reduces fuel consumption up to 6.9%
Reduces CO2 and other harmful emissions
|Insulated Concrete Form (ICF)||Concrete||ICF homes have lower energy bills|
|Concrete||Reduces energy consumption from decreased heating and lighting requirements|
|Raw Material||10% reduction in emissions|
|Fly Ash||Raw Material||Fly Ash, a recycled industrial by-product, reduces environmental impacts, CO2 and consumption of raw materials|