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Why should you choose precast concrete? Bodes Precast ...

Precast concrete gives you an almost endless variety of products and design options for both above ground and underground concrete construction. Precast is one of

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Thermal Mass - National Precast Concrete Association

Aug 31, 2011  The thermal mass properties of precast concrete can also help obtain LEED credits. The LEED-NC Energy Atmosphere (EA) Credit 1 on optimizing energy performance

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Thermal Mass - National Precast Concrete Association

Dec 19, 2012  For more information on the thermal mass of precast concrete, contact the NPCA technical staff at [email protected] or call. (800) 366-7731. 2 LEED-NC stands

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Sustainable Precast Concrete LEED Thermal Mass

the behavior of thermal mass into understandable and easy‐to‐use terms. The result is that thermal mass has become a feasible element of building design. z. With

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Thermal Mass, Energy Codes, and Precast Concrete Webinar

The thermal mass provided by concrete buildings saves energy in many climates. This is most effective in conserving energy in the sun-belt regions in the Southern

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PCI thermal mass alt

The benefits of thermal mass are different for each climate, location and building orientation. Building codes and standards now provide for the benefits of

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Thermal Mass - TermoDeck

2 Climate change and the turn to thermal mass 3 Fabric energy storage (FES) performance 8 Passive FES – natural ventilation 10 Active FES – mixed-mode ventilation 11

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High Performance Precast: Integrating Structural and ...

the thermal mass benefits associated with precast concrete. Optimization of heating, venting, and air conditioning (HVAC) equip-ment based on the thermal mass of the precast concrete is important. Mass walls essentially provide a greater effective R-value, which al-lows for a reduction in heating and cooling loads relative to a standard non ...

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Benefits of Precast - Wells Concrete

Precast concrete has been used in a variety of projects focused on sustainable design due in part to its efficiency benefits. Resiliency Precast inherently provides a high level of resiliency which protects against multiple hazards such as fire, severe storms, explosions, and even earthquakes.

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Guide to Precast Concrete What is Precast Concrete ...

Precast concrete’s thermal mass absorbs and releases heat slowly which translates to long-term energy savings. Factory environments greatly reduce waste from bracing and formwork, excessive concrete, packaging and debris that builds up on-site when you cast in-place.

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A Whole New LEED - National Precast Concrete Association

Jul 11, 2016  Buildings constructed of precast concrete benefit from thermal mass, which helps moderate indoor temperature extremes and reduces peak heating and cooling loads. In many climates, these buildings have lower energy consumption than buildings made with walls of similar insulation and lower thermal mass properties.

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CONCRETE ASSOCIATION AUSTRALIA NUMBER 54 - National

• Maximise benefits of thermal mass • Durable, maintenance-free, long life structures • Design freedom PLUS all the proven benefits of precast concrete construction. Projects convert to total precast Across Australia there have been hundreds of structures completed over the last decade where precast columns, beams, walls and floors

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Designing with Precast and Prestressed Concrete

Precast concrete structural systems can be used to create parking on lower levels, provide fire-rated separation, and allow flexible layout options for office space. Increase energy efficiency. Thermal mass helps regulate temperatures; insulated precast concrete sandwich panels provide added energy efficiency due to insulation in the core.

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Offsite Concrete - Unique Benefits

May 06, 2020  Concrete can achieve this and brings the added benefit of high thermal mass. Concrete’s thermal mass, as part of a low energy strategy combining ventilation, can improve thermal comfort, reduce the risk of overheating and save energy as

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Technical Brief - Precast innovation powered by collaboration

wall panels are an excellent source of thermal mass heat storage capacity and provide complementary thermal benefits. ASHRAE 90.1 acknowledges the thermal mass benefits of concrete walls in specifying lower minimum insulation R-values and higher maximum wall U-factors for mass (concrete) wall construction in specific geographic areas.

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Metakaolin, a solution for the precast industry to limit ...

The positive MK effect on the structure and strength of steam-cured precast concrete up to 25 % of replacement level was obtained [87, 88]. Sullivan et al. [36] observed an abnormality in the ...

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Sustainability honours for concrete at UCL - Construction ...

Jun 03, 2019  Extensive areas of exposed concrete contribute to the thermal mass properties of the building, while recycled material is used widely in both precast and in-situ elements. Concrete also provides acoustic benefits, given the building’s hemmed-in location, and the elevations are largely constructed from architectural precast.

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Field study of the building physics properties of common ...

Jun 01, 2017  In view of this the question arises, why measures such as a high thermal mass are not more widely applied in new constructions in Thimphu, even though the benefits are clearly apparent. Fig. 5 also clearly shows the summer monsoon season typical of the Inner Himalayas which necessitates appropriate roof designs in order to avoid structural damage.

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207.1 r 96 - mass concrete

Nov 05, 2018  The group of chemical admixtures that function to reduce water in concrete mixtures, control setting, and enhance strength of concrete, began to be seriously recognized in the 1950s as materials that could benefit mass concrete. In 1960, Wallace and Ore published their report on the benefit of these materials to lean mass concrete.

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Compound Wall Construction Benefits

Costs associated with heating and cooling can be greatly reduced through concrete’s thermal mass benefits. Reduced peak heating and cooling loads can be achieved because concrete reacts slowly to changes in outside temperature. Low Maintenance The exterior of a precast concrete structure can be left unpainted without damage from the elements.

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Precast • Issue one • 2018 by Isikhova Media - Issuu

Apr 06, 2018  PRECAST CONCRETE PARKADE CHARTS NEW TERRITORY FOR LOCAL CONSTRUCTION C M A m emb e r, E c h o P r e s t r e s s, manufactured the slabs (78 000m²), which were used for the flooring and r etaining ...

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High Performance Precast: Integrating Structural and ...

the thermal mass benefits associated with precast concrete. Optimization of heating, venting, and air conditioning (HVAC) equip-ment based on the thermal mass of the precast concrete is important. Mass walls essentially provide a greater effective R-value, which al-lows for a reduction in heating and cooling loads relative to a standard non ...

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Mapping Thermal Mass Benefit - Concrete Sustainability Hub

Mapping Thermal Mass Benefit September 2013 6 3. Reducing the conductivity of an equivalent wall is a key factor in reducing energy consumption. 4. Thermal mass benefit has the most impact when daily outdoor temperature variations are above and below the balance point of a building [12]. Hence, cold climates benefit most in

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Five Benefits of Using Precast Concrete - Del Zotto Products

Aug 25, 2014  Precast concrete can be used for a wide variety of things. From man holes to septic tanks, precast concrete is the backbone of infrastructure. It can be made in any color or texture imaginable. Energy Efficiency . Wells Concrete points out, “The thermal mass inherent to precast concrete lends itself to energy efficiency and reduces the ...

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Concrete Benefits of Building a Concrete Home - Superior Walls

Apr 12, 2018  Concrete Construction Benefits. For the Faichyger home, the thermal mass of concrete has reduced loads on their HVAC system and provides constant temperatures in the home. The air conditioning system for the home was reduced from two to one unit on a split system. On the home exterior, stucco and stone were applied directly to the precast panels.

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SUSTAINABLE BENEFITS OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES -

3.1 The best choice for thermal comfort 23 3.2 High indoor air quality 24 3.2.1 Concrete as an air barrier 24 3.3 Concrete for a resistant, safe and secure building 25 3.3.1 Concrete’s strength and structural stability 25 3.3.2 Naturally providing protection and safety against fire 25 3.3.3 Resistant to external extreme events 26

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Thermal mass - SteelConstructionfo

Thermal mass with cellular beams and precast floors. Thermal mass. Thermal mass is the ability of the fabric of a building to absorb and store heat. Effectively utilised as part of a whole building HVAC strategy, it can reduce the energy required for cooling and, in some buildings, remove the requirement to provide air conditioning entirely.

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Precast Concrete and Residential Insulation - Wilco Precast

The minimum temperatures for the concrete and timber buildings were 15.6PoPC and 12.8PoPC respectively. The timber home required four times the shading needed by the concrete home (to control overheating). Concrete has an inherent capacity (related to its mass) to absorb and store thermal energy. This quality is referred to as ‘thermal mass’.

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Build Smarter - National Precast Concrete Association

Nov 15, 2016  The use of precast concrete for building and infrastructure construction can contribute to achieving all these goals. Precast not only serves as protection from nature’s wrath, it is also the premium choice for energy-efficient buildings, primarily due to its thermal mass (4). 100 Resilient Cities

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Precast concrete enables net-zero homes - constructconnect

Apr 16, 2014  Now two young families are living in a duplex in Edmonton that utilizes the thermal-mass heat-storage properties of precast concrete as an aid to achieving a net-zero energy building. The duplex was built by Habitat for Humanity Edmonton, and was under construction for two years — largely because as well as being a residence for two families ...

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207.1 r 96 - mass concrete

Nov 05, 2018  The group of chemical admixtures that function to reduce water in concrete mixtures, control setting, and enhance strength of concrete, began to be seriously recognized in the 1950s as materials that could benefit mass concrete. In 1960, Wallace and Ore published their report on the benefit of these materials to lean mass concrete.

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Commercial Insulation Wilco Precast

Designers are now looking for low energy methods of achieving thermal comfort. Here, the inherent benefits of concrete as a material can come into play. There have been several notable structures built using this design philosophy in the UK, and the designs have been recognised in Industry Awards as a consequence of their performance.

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Effectiveness of alccofine and fly ash on mechanical ...

Jan 01, 2020  The presence of self-compacting concrete (SCC) mix offers many advantages to the structural elements that cast by this type of mix. This paper presents the results on an experimental program carried to explore the possibility of fly ash and alccofine as partial replacement of cement in self-compacting concrete.

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Lime Tree Lodge

Architects comments: “Compared to a timber frame solution Aircrete products allowed for a faster build process, enhanced stability and better thermal mass qualities allowing us to reach Passivhaus standards. This was the preferred building material for the contractors too due to previous experience and now desire to again build using Aircrete.”

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(PDF) ACI 207.1R-96 Mass Concrete mohamad mossa ...

A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. Read Paper. ACI 207.1R-96 Mass Concrete Reported by ACI Committee 207 Gary R. Mass Woodrow L. Burgess* Chairman Chairman, Task Group Edward A. Abdun-Nur* Robert W. Cannon David Groner Walter H. Price*† Ernest K. Schrader* Fred A. Anderson* Roy W. Carlson Kenneth D. Hansen ...

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