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When it rains it drains

Posted By Tom Jackson On February 10, 2009 @ 7:01 pm In Construction News | No Comments

If you’ve not heard about┬ápervious concrete, essentially concrete paving that allows rainwater to passthrough it rather than create stormwater runoff problems, check out this website: Pervious concrete, when it rains it drains. [1] Unlike many “green” claims, this one is legitimate and will likely play a bigger role in the future of construction. Contractors whoinstall pervious concrete for their clients rack up some nice LEED points [2], which is something hospitals, governments and other institutional builders are increasingly requesting.

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[1] Pervious concrete, when it rains it drains.: http://www.perviouspavement.org/

[2] LEED points: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CategoryID=19

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