Sustainable Construction

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: 

Product Component



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