Green Building

International Precast is committed to providing healthy, resource efficient building materials for your green building project. Our precast building system is LEED and Energy Star approved.

(Leed information available upon request.)

What is LEED?

 

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. It sets standards for environmentally sustainable construction.

For more information about LEED, visit: http://www.usgbc.org/

 

What is Energy Star?

 

Energy Star is a program created by the U.S. government to promote energy efficient consumer products. In order to qualify as Energy Star, a new home must be at least 15% more energy efficient.

For more information about Energy Star, visit: http://www.energystar.gov/

Why choose precast for your green building project?

-Energy efficiency - up to R30

-Concrete is durable and will outlast most other building materials

-Requires less energy to heat and cool

-Manufacturing produces fewer byproducts

-Energy savings associated with concrete's thermal mass

-Low maintenance

-Reduced construction times and energy usage/emissions from on-site equipment

-Precast concrete is mold, mildew and pest resistant - creating a healthy living environment

-Near zero energy construction

Interested in learning more about precast concrete in green building?

Visit our green building resources:

* Building America Near Zero

Energy Habitats

* The Precast Green Zone, Article

in Sprissng 2006 Precast

Solutions Magazine, courtesy the

National Precast Concrete

Association

* Zero Energy Home Tour

* Sustainable Development, Article

in Summer 2006 Precast

Solutions Magazine, courtesy the

National Precast Concrete

Association

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International Precast

2469 Old Highway 421 North

Siler City, NC 27344

(p) (919) 742-4241

(f) (919) 742-3319