Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete

Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete

Jan 19, 2015  Together, they provide the best performance for keeping a building comfortable for its occupants, and that makes precast concrete an optimal choice for a building material. Thermal mass A lot of heat energy is required to change the temperature of high-density materials like precast concrete, which is why concrete has high thermal mass.

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Night and day, precast concrete panels help regulate building temperatures thanks to thermal mass and resistance. Filed Under: Precast Inc. Magazine , 2015 – January-February , Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete , Precast Magazines Tagged With: building , construction , green , materials , thermal mass , wall panel

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Feb 12, 2015  Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete. How well do you understand the thermal properties of precast concrete? A recent report from the NPCA notes "Thermal properties continue to grow in importance with the increase in development of

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Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete

Nov 15, 2017  Filed Under: Precast Inc. Magazine, 2015 – January-February, Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete, Precast Magazines Tagged With: building, construction, green, materials, thermal mass, wall panel. Precast Abroad. May 22, 2013 1 Comment. A brief look into some overseas precast concrete projects that are making news. By Kirk Stelsel []

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The Complete Guide to Precast Concrete- What You Need to ...

Nov 12, 2019  When concrete is precast in a plant, on the other hand, the entire process in controlled before bringing the cured concrete to the construction site. Weather is no longer a factor, nor are other environmental factors that can be huge obstacles with on-site concrete pours. In precast concrete, the mold often includes a pre-stressed cable.

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The Complete Guide to Precast Concrete- What You Need to ...

Nov 12, 2019  When concrete is precast in a plant, on the other hand, the entire process in controlled before bringing the cured concrete to the construction site. Weather is no longer a factor, nor are other environmental factors that can be huge obstacles with on-site concrete pours. In precast concrete

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Sustainability and Precast Concrete - Willis Construction

Precast concrete is made in a factory, where a dedicated batch plant produces a specially designed concrete for precast ... improves energy efficiency and thermal comfort reuses and recycles formwork, keeping materials out of the landfill uses recyclable concrete and steel can be reused or recycled can use waste and recycled materials such as ...

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Sustainability - National Precast Concrete Association

The precast concrete industry continues to evolve to ensure products are manufactured in the most responsible manner. NPCA members engage in a wide range of sustainable practices, and NPCA is committed to helping them stay on the cutting edge. The Sustainability Committee is working hard to pioneer sustainability education in the precast ...

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Why More Builders Are Choosing Precast Concrete for ...

Sep 20, 2019  Here’s why more builders (and their customers) are choosing precast concrete foundations and above-grade walls: Concrete saves valuable construction time. It takes between 15 and 20 days to reach the lock-up stage with a concrete house, compared to the 45 to 60 days for a typical residential home. The walls have concrete studs 24-inch on ...

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Award-Winning Homes Built With Precast Concrete Concrete ...

Mar 05, 2018  Expanded Living Space. According to Loughran, the energy efficiency benefits of precast concrete walls provide more comfortable living space in the homes his company builds. “For one of our most recent homes in Elkton, Maryland, we created a 2,800-square-foot walk-out basement with the Superior Walls product,” says Loughran.

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Precast Concrete for Dorms Precast Walls, Columns, Stairs

BENEFITS OF PRECAST DORMS. When it comes to student housing, precast concrete offers numerous advantages over other building materials: Durability: Precast concrete’s toughness can handle the challenges of the student lifestyle.It also offers excellent resistance to sunlight, moisture, rot and rust, resulting in lower maintenance costs.

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Total Precast Concrete Building Systems High Concrete Group

The school for kindergarten through fifth-grade students will save on heating and cooling costs with innovative precast high performance insulated wall panels engineered, manufactured, and erected by High Concrete Group. High Concrete’s 10”-thick precast exterior walls on the 110,000-square foot project delivers R-15 performance.

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Precast - Concrete Monitoring EXACT Technology

Advance your business with EXACT’s cloud-based precast technology solutions: Keep products within spec and eliminate rejections with reliable, real-time concrete monitoring. Accelerate production and optimize cylinder breaks with wireless match curing. Reliably and efficiently increase daily output with electric, live steam and closed loop ...

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the safe, comfortable, and energy efficient living space that all Superior Walls systems provide. Homeowners will love the comfort of their new home, because, with the built-in insulation that is bonded directly to the precast concrete, Superior Walls create an excellent thermal and air sealing envelope around the living space.

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Realizing Architectural Dreams Through Design-Assist and ...

Jul 10, 2017  “Concrete is one of the world’s only truly plastic building materials, and it allows architects to design iconic structures that stand the test of time, with low maintenance over 100-year lifecycles,” says Mo Wright, marketing director at Gate Precast, one of the largest producers of precast architectural and structural elements in the US.

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Precast Foundation Walls HGTV

Precast panels also are low-maintenance and have better soundproofing characteristics than other foundation types. Water-resistant construction. The high-strength, low-water concrete mix used for precast panels is denser than typical concrete, making it more water-resistant. This helps keep basements dry without additional waterproofing.

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Precast concrete detailing BIM software for modeling ...

Precast Concrete software for Revit streamlines your 3D design process by automating the modeling, detailing, and documentation stages.. Efficiently model floor slabs, wall panels, beams, and columns. Insert connection details by the batch-load and place reinforcement.

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GHS SAFETY DATA SHEET Revision: 1.1 10/2/2015 Precast ...

GHS SAFETY DATA SHEET Revision: 1.1 10/2/2015 Precast Concrete, pavers, caps, copings, stairtreads and tiles PAGE 5 OF 6 SECTION 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Likely Routes of exposure: Skin and eye contact; inhalation of airborne particulate from demolition or cutting the product. Inhalation Skin Eyes

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Bridlewood Builders Start Homes with Superior Walls ...

Mar 05, 2018  According to Loughran, the energy efficiency benefits of precast concrete walls provide more comfortable living space in the homes his company builds. “For one of our most recent homes in Elkton, Maryland, we created a 2,800-square-foot walk-out basement with the Superior Walls

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Precast in Multi-Family Residential Projects PCI Mid ...

Apr 21, 2021  Precast concrete provides continuous insulation, acting as a continuous air and vapor barrier all in the same wall panel system. This eliminates mold concerns and improves air quality. Precast concrete is also excellent for thermal performance, reducing operational costs and keeping residents comfortable

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Apr 11, 2018  Xi Walls and the Prespan flooring system from Northeast Precast are custom made with insulation to help create a dry, comfortable living space. The precast concrete structure was installed in

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Comfortable. The versatility of precast can be seen in its application ... Keeping in shape is important and precast is no exception. Some materials ‘relax’ over time, which can ... precast concrete excels because of the flexibility and accuracy in the production process.

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Go Green with Advance Concrete - Precast Concrete Solutions

The Advance Concrete Products' vault is the perfect solution: store your valuables inside a precast enclosure manufactured with 5" to 8" thick, solid concrete

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Why Colonies Are Building with Precast Concrete — %l

Sep 24, 2019  About Structural Precast. Structural Precast serves Western Canadian residential and commercial builders by providing precast concrete products that are custom manufactured, installed rapidly, and proven to deliver more comfortable and sustainable buildings. We are the only authorized distributor of Superior Walls of Alberta and a proud CPCI ...

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Precast Concrete for Apartment Buildings Nitterhouse ...

Precast concrete is an exceptional choice to fully customize the appearance of your apartments because of its design versatility. Precast concrete apartment components are made with molds, which can be manufactured into all kinds of shapes, curves, angles and sizes. As a result, precast concrete can be used for every part of an apartment ...

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Precast concrete detailing BIM software for modeling ...

Precast Concrete software for Revit streamlines your 3D design process by automating the modeling, detailing, and documentation stages.. Efficiently model floor slabs, wall panels, beams, and columns. Insert connection details by the batch-load and place reinforcement.

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Precast Construction and Expert Solutions High Concrete ...

The school for kindergarten through fifth-grade students will save on heating and cooling costs with innovative precast high performance insulated wall panels engineered, manufactured, and erected by High Concrete Group. High Concrete’s 10”-thick precast exterior walls on the 110,000-square foot project delivers R-15 performance.

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Precast Foundation Walls HGTV

Precast panels also are low-maintenance and have better soundproofing characteristics than other foundation types. Water-resistant construction. The high-strength, low-water concrete mix used for precast panels is denser than typical concrete, making it more water-resistant. This helps keep basements dry without additional waterproofing.

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Home - Precast Design Solutions

Home - Precast Design Solutions. Precast Design Solutions Inc. Reliable engineering partner for all precast concrete projects! For over 15 years we have been helping precast concrete industry engineer and detail precast concrete structures of all sorts and shapes. Let our expertise and experience be part of your next precast concrete project.

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Precast Concrete Foundation Walls Slabs — Structural ...

About Structural Precast. Structural Precast serves Western Canadian residential and commercial builders by providing precast concrete products that are custom manufactured, installed rapidly, and proven to deliver more comfortable and sustainable buildings. We are the only authorized distributor of Superior Walls of Alberta and a proud CPCI ...

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Benefits of Precast – Wells Concrete

Precast concrete provides excellent versatility in aesthetics, structural design, and use. Precast concrete provides a number of architectural benefits. It comes in almost any color, form and texture, and can also be veneered or embedded with natural materials. It can also be utilized as the primary structural system saving material, time, and ...

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Precast Technology: The Next-Gen Solution To Construction

Nov 15, 2019  The precast structural systems possess several advantages compared to conventional cast-in-situ concrete systems, such as quality control and speedy construction. Today, with critical housing shortages, rising labour, and input costs and an emphasis on timely delivery, more developers are opting for innovative construction practices like precast.

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HI GH PRECAST STADIUM AND ARENA SYSTEMS - High

Precast concrete components are integral to most of the major stadiums and arenas in the nation, providing durability, efficiency, comfort, and cost-effectiveness. Precast also offers a vast range of structural and architectural shapes for unmatched design flexibility. Precast prestressed concrete is the overwhelming choice for stadiums and

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