November 18, 2014
As “green” building, sustainability, and LEED certification are growing in prominence, Outlaw Studios is keeping pace by utilizing natural and recycled materials in our concrete designs.
Our contribution to the environment and conservation of raw materials includes:
Mold materials that are composed of post-industrial waste provided by a manufacturing
facility with a third-party environmental certification
Post-consumer recycled steel reinforcing bar
Pre-consumer fly ash, a 100% recovered material that is a by-product of coal burning at electric utility plants
Color pigment additives that are made from metal or mineral oxides recycled from iron
Environmentally friendly concrete stains composed of water-based formulations
Structural lightweight aggregate that contributes to sustainable development by lowering transportation requirements and conserving energy
Air-cured concrete lessens energy consumption
Low VOC sealers and waxes that are non-toxic and effective against stains
Creating unique concrete designs for a more sustainable future is a responsibility we enjoy.
Innovation, craftsmanship, and a commitment to efficient materials are what drive us to reinvent how you think about concrete.
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Concrete as a Sustainable Green Building Product.
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