Portland Cement Association

Making Stronger, Greener Concrete
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Making Stronger, Greener Concrete

Researchers have discovered new possibilities for creating concrete that has less... Read more

Green Masonry
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Green Masonry

A new look at bricks, pavers, and blocks--and how to choose the right products for... Read more

Product Review: Green Masonry
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Product Review: Green Masonry

A new look at bricks, pavers, and blocks--and how to choose the right products for... Read more

Resiliency to the Rescue
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Resiliency to the Rescue

Making homes resistant to natural disasters and sustainable in their aftermath... Read more

Product Review: Exterior Cladding
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Product Review: Exterior Cladding

When it comes to selecting siding, there are lots of options--and no silver bullet... Read more

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Building Green With Blended Cements

A look at the performance and sustainable advantages of using supplementary cementitious materials in concrete construction. Read more

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Reports About Green Concrete

The Skokie, ILL.-based Portland Cement Association has commissioned research suggesting that the reflectance of concrete satisfies Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council LEED requirements for reducing the heat-island effect. Read more

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Mold and Moisture

Mold growth in homes is the hot topic in the home building industry today. Headlines tout the danger of exposure to mold in our homes and at work. A member of the fungi family, mold comes in thousands of varieties and exists in every indoor and outdoor environment. It is a natural and necessary part of the ecosystem in which we live. Although many types of mold have positive benefits, there are several strains that can lead to health problems if allowed to flourish indoors. Read more

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