The new American Concrete Institute (ACI) 301-20, Specifications for Concrete Construction, provides the latest construction practices and concrete-related material information necessary for today’s contract documents.
Many of the largest retailers have been specifying, or soon will be specifying, certified individuals on new construction projects. It is worthwhile for owners and specifiers on projects of all types to follow their lead. Good quality control can result in significant cost and time savings. Therefore, it is in every owner’s interest to promote quality and require contractors who maintain the highest industry standards that are confirmed by certification, such as the ones offered by the American Concrete Institute (ACI).
The global anti-static floor market is expected to reach $4.09 billion by 2025. As electronics continue to infiltrate the workplace, the applications for electrostatic discharge (ESD) control flooring are expanding.
Building owners, designers, and residents/tenants are increasingly using exposed polished concrete floors for a variety of interior spaces because of its pleasing aesthetics. A polished concrete topping slab can be used to also encase embedded hydronic heating systems.
Noise has a negative impact on patient wellness, provider efficiency, and overall quality of care in healthcare facilities. When evaluating flooring options for healthcare centers, it is important to consider the need to reduce noise levels while maintaining high standards of cleanliness to provide safety and comfort to patients and providers.