Grasscrete a Pervious Concrete Alternative Choice for Street Medians

Grasscrete Pervious Concrete

    Did you know that Grasscrete a green pervious concrete is a great alternative choice for street medians? Did you know that Grasscrete can be used in circular patterns or flowing pathways? Grasscrete for street or road medians is a perfect choice when you want to create an environmentally friendly and functional green space or drivable grass area. Medians provide pedestrian refuge, can reduce the scale of the main street, and with added landscaping, make the public space more … Read more

Grasscrete Molded Pulp Former a Sustainable Building Product

Molded Pulp Former

Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers are made from recycled newsprint and various other clean paper byproducts such as post industrial roll ends and post consumer circulated print, even candy bar wrappers!These biodegradable formers make Grasscrete a highly sustainable product with a very low life-cycle cost and the ability to be completely recycled and used in a future project. Utilizing pervious concrete products such as Grasscrete improves the environment through waste water management, minimization of heat island effect and various other detrimental … Read more

JP Morgan Chase Bank Eco-Friendly Parking Lot

JP Morgan SPS Grasscrete Application

                            Approximately 130,000 square feet of Grasscrete was installed as a usable parking area for JP Morgan Chase Bank property in Columbus, OH. The parking area was designed to contain bands of regular concrete within the Grasscrete to provide access points for rolling loads or mobility impaired staff. The Partially Concealed Grasscrete System was installed over a drainage layer of crushed stone that will retain water; which … Read more

Woodlands College Station Housing Development Project Receives “Green” Fire Lane

Grasscrete - Woodlands of College Station

Grasscrete provides a variety of landscape solutions while maintaining a sustainable, “Green” product design. As a cast-in-place, monolithic, pervious concrete pavement that is continuously reinforced to provide superior structural integrity, Grasscrete offers the ability to provide year-round access to a variety of applications without compromising surrounding aesthetics or environment. With the use of the Molded Pulp Former made from 100% recycled paper products, Grasscrete installation costs are significantly lower, production is increased and environmental concerns are virtually eliminated. In the … Read more

Hyundai Motor America Seeks LEED Gold Certification

Hyundai Motor America recently completed building their new U.S. Headquarters in Fountain Valley, California. Designed by one of the most well known firms, Gensler, the building design is described as sleek and modern, yet classic, and built on a structural pedestal foundation with floating translucent glass floors above. Gensler designed a two-story high entrance, which leads to an open-to-the sky public courtyard in the building’s center. A showroom of Hyundai vehicles is visible from the freeway side of the new … Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Receives Grasscrete Access Road

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The Design-Build team for the memorial to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. consisted of McKissack and McKissack, Turner Construction, Tompkins Builders and Gilford Corporation known as (MTTG). The site is adjacent to the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial on the Tidal Basin and in a direct line between the Lincoln Memorial, where Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, and the Jefferson Memorial, symbol of liberty and democracy. The memorial honors … Read more

Grasscrete is Proven to be the most Robust Pervious Concrete Product on the Market

Did you know…The Grasscrete Single-Use Former product pre-dates the Re-Usable Former product which has been in use in the United States for over 20 years? There has been substantial testing done with various regulatory bodies to approve the product for emergency access. The product has proven out to be the most robust on the market with no settling issues associated with pre-cast or plastic unit materials or rutting from vehicle use. The structural properties of Grasscrete is not dependant upon … Read more

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Uses Grasscrete For Detention Pond

Approximately 10,000 square feet of Grasscrete was installed in NREL’s Central Arroyo Detention Pond located in Golden, Colorado by Bomanite Licensee, Colorado Hardscapes. NREL has had great success with the application of on-site pervious pavement systems to reduce site runoff and maintain predevelopment hydrologic conditions. Over 59,000 square feet of pervious paving materials have been implemented on the Colorado STM campus in support of their living laboratory environment. Grasscrete allows the native planting in the pond to grow, protecting the … Read more

Grasscrete Chosen as One of the Best Sustainable Building Products of GreenBuild

Grasscrete was chosen as one of the Best Sustainable Building Products of GreenBuild featured in the following article from Inhabitat written by Andrew Michler, 11/16/12 The USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held in San Francisco November 2012 had over 30,000 attendees, speakers and exhibitors crowded into the three wings of the downtown Moscone Convention Center. Over 1,000 booths filled with sustainable products and companies made up the expo portion of the conference, while a fascinating—and at times surprisingly political—group … Read more

Boy Scouts of America Improve a Waterfront Rinse Station by Using Grasscrete

Grasscrete - Rinse Station Camp Skilled Bud Facility - 09

Early in 2012, John Fletcher, Owner of Carolina Bomanite Corp. was approached by the Piedmont Council Boy Scout staff in regards to improving the waterfront rinse station that had been in use since the 80’s. Several ideas were discussed including building a structure and installing shower heads. Due to constant use of the waterfront during the 7-8 weeks of summercamp each season, John decided to design a structure that could handle constant use by teenage boys, the elements and be … Read more