FUN FACTWeekly Concrete Fun Fact
(FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 03, 2006)
t Concrete is one of the most durable, versatile and cost-effective building materials known to man. It is environmentally sustainable, with "green" credentials that outperform both steel and timber.
t Concrete is the second most consumed substance on earth (water is first).
t Concrete is completely non-combustible (classified as an A1 fire resistant material) and has a slow rate of heat transfer, making it highly effective against the spread of fire.
t Concrete can reduce energy consumption by as much as 50% due to it's excellent thermal mass energy consumption.
t Concrete is a very small contributor to greenhouse gases.