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Green Foundations

 



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Green Foundations
Eco-Friendly Soil Mechanics

Green Building, Environmental Design, Sustainable Development, Energy Efficient Construction, these and the many other eco-friendly terms of our time conjure up thoughts of thickened insulation, double-paned windows and computerized HVAC control systems. While the shell and interior of the building are obvious focus points to creating an environmentally sound project, they are not the only phases of development where good can be done.

Sand, rock, soils, cement and liquid asphalt - the basic constituent materials of foundation and roadway construction - are all mined, naturally-occurring raw materials. Given this fact, anytime that these materials can be recycled or used in an innovative way, it is a win-win proposition.