Materials development and field demonstration of high-recycled-content concrete for energy-efficient building construction

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The project developed high-recycled-content concrete material with balanced structural and thermal attributes for use in energy-efficient building construction. Recycled plastics, tire, wool, steel and concrete were used as replacement for coarse aggregates in concrete and masonry production. With recycled materials the specific heat and thermal conductivity of concrete could be tailored to enhance the energy-efficiency of concrete buildings. A comprehensive field project was implemented which confirmed the benefits of high-recycled-content concrete for energy-efficient building construction.

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Ostowari, Ken & Nosson, Ali September 30, 2000.

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The project developed high-recycled-content concrete material with balanced structural and thermal attributes for use in energy-efficient building construction. Recycled plastics, tire, wool, steel and concrete were used as replacement for coarse aggregates in concrete and masonry production. With recycled materials the specific heat and thermal conductivity of concrete could be tailored to enhance the energy-efficiency of concrete buildings. A comprehensive field project was implemented which confirmed the benefits of high-recycled-content concrete for energy-efficient building construction.

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Medium: P; Size: 91 pages

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  • Report No.: DPD-00-107
  • Grant Number: FG02-97ER82359
  • DOI: 10.2172/771319 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 771319
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716740

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Ostowari, Ken & Nosson, Ali. Materials development and field demonstration of high-recycled-content concrete for energy-efficient building construction, report, September 30, 2000; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716740/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.