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NRMCA Travels to Kentucky, Indiana to Present MIT Life Cycle Research Findings

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NRMCA Senior Director of Sustainability, Codes and Standards Tien Peng will deliver a series of professional seminars in Kentucky and Indiana on Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and the research activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSH) that address the dual use aspect of concrete. The seminars, organized by the Kentucky Ready-Mixed Concrete Association, are scheduled for:

February 13 - Downtown Marriott, Louisville, KY
February 15 - U of Evansville, Evansville, IN
February 16 - Hyatt Regency, Lexington, KY
February 17 - Embassy Suites River Center, Covington, KY

The one-hour presentation will include a brief overview of LCAs, how material selection contributes to meeting our carbon constrained future and recent reports from the MIT CSH. It will reveal the second year results from developing comprehensive strategies for new technologies, designs and policies associated with the future use of concrete buildings and pavements. Environmental and cost impacts and the potential for huge improvements will be discussed on various building types.

For more information, contact Tien Peng at 206-913-8535 or The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub was established by the RMC Research & Education Foundation Foundation and the Portland Cement Association in 2009. Additional information about the work taking place at MIT may be found here.


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