Regency Skilled Nursing Center Grasscrete Installation Withstands Michigan Cold Weather

Regency Skilled Nursing Center in Canton Township, Michigan, an installation of Grasscrete Stone Filled Pervious Concrete handles the freeze-thaw nature of the rough cold climate.

With architects, engineers and owners now embracing “green” construction, the relevance of sustainable paving options continues to grow. A prime example is the pavement system used at the Regency Skilled Nursing Center, a 113-bed nursing care facility located on a 14-acre site in Canton Township, built by T.H. Marsh Construction Co., Royal Oak, and designed by NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners, Farmington Hills. The facility hosts the first Grasscrete installation in Michigan. The Regency facility took full advantage of Grasscrete’s “green” … Read more

Grasscrete Soars with Structural Design for Boeing Company

Boeing Company facility in Oklahoma City, OK, near Tinker Air Force Base, with Grasscrete Fully Concealed Pervious Concrete installed by Bomanite of Oklahoma is aesthetically pleasing and strong enough for heavy vehicle access to outside overhead doors.

The new structure, the third for Boeing in Oklahoma City, located near Tinker Air Force Base, houses employees working in engineering, research and development laboratories, as well as some support staff. The 300,000 sq. ft building is also home for legacy aircrafts including AWACS. Guernsey, the architect employed for building such a feat, earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ 50th annual Engineering Excellence Awards for the Boeing Co. office and … Read more

Grasscrete Can be Cut to Conform to Your Design

Grasscrete can complement the design of structures and walkways, throughout residential and commercial spaces. When your are in need a custom low cost design, Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers are the answer. One distinct advantage that the Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers have is that they can be easily cut to conform to irregular shapes, winding pathways, along existing curbs, to best conform to the formwork. Grasscrete provides a variety of landscape solutions while maintaining a sustainable, “Green” product design. As a … 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

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