Sprouts Farmers Market Opens with a Void Concrete Grasscrete System

Sprouts Farmers Market in Denton Texas is LEED compliant with a parking lot using Grasscrete Stone Filled Pervious Concrete installed by Texas Bomanite.

The Sprouts Farmers Market Store located in Denton,Texas, incorporated a void structured Grasscrete parking lot into their build and design. The company needed a pervious pavement system that could control storm water drainage, stand up to emergency vehicles as well as offer a standard parking lot with delineated parking stalls. Working with the local Grasscrete Installer, Texas Bomanite, and the engineer, Winklemann & Associates, Inc. the parking lot was designed and installation of 14,775 square feet began with the layout of … Read more

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

Elementary School Parking Lot Pervious Drainage System for Floods and Poor Draining Soils

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The Navajo Elementary School is located on a flood plain just west of the Rio Grande river not far from downtown Albuquerque. The area is subject to periodic flooding due to a combination of its topography, localized heavy rain and poor draining soils. The existing parking lot flooded fairly regularly with up to 6 inches of standing water present for extended periods of time. This posed safety and access issues for parents and teachers utilizing the parking lot daily. The … 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 Emergency Access Road Recommended by Local Fire Department

  The Clovis Community Hospital received a much needed emergency vehicle access road. The access road was recommended by the local fire department due to the need to get fire trucks close to an area that is difficult to reach in case of an emergency. The Grasscrete System was selected for the project due to its strength, durability and aesthetically pleasing design and the ability for driveable grass. Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers were utilized for this project providing sustainability with … Read more

Grasscrete is the Right Choice for River Embankments

   Did you know that Grasscrete can be installed on a slope adequate for slope protection or river embankments? Being structural and continuously reinforced, it allows for vehicle access to the water or over the system without issues such as rutting that would cause bank destabilization with other products. Grasscrete can be installed on a slope to control erosion while protecting and vegetating banks for both a functional and visually appealing option. Capable of installing at a slope of 1:2 (50%), Grasscrete has been flow … Read more

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

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