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

Wooster Elementary School

  Wooster Elementary School in the Greenbrier School District is a shining example of sustainability. It is the recycling center for the community and a learning environment for its students and parents on green building. As the first school in Arkansas to achieve a LEED® for Schools Silver certification, Wooster educates while enjoying lower operating costs through energy efficiency. Seeking LEED certification, Jackson Brown King Architects designed learning spaces with cutting-edge technology to lower energy costs. A combination of imprinted … Read more

Covington Readiness Center LA Army National Guard

Grasscrete - Covington Readiness Center LA Army National Guard

                                      The Louisiana Army National Guard worked with HMS Architects and Bomanite of New Orleans to select the paving system for thier parking lot. The Grasscrete System was selected for the project due to it’s LEED characteristics and structural Load capacity. Grasscrete has a load bearing capacity of up to 114,000 lbs. Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers were utilized for this project providing … Read more

Welcome to Sustainable Paving Systems

Grasscrete - Clovis Community Hospital

Welcome to Sustainable Paving Systems, our product, Grasscrete® is an environmentally friendly solution for your emergency vehicle access, water management and traffic applications.Grasscrete provides the availability of using single-use formers to create a monolithic reinforced ready mixed concrete pour that forms a pervious pavement structure with voids that are opened after the concrete hardens that can be utilized as an exposed application with crushed stone or concrete or utilized as a concealed system with vegetation such as grass or native … Read more