Use of EcoSmart Concrete for the Metro Skate Park – Burnaby, BC – Design Report

This report assesses the proposed use of EcoSmart concrete in the Metro Skate Park. Because this report was written prior to the construction of the park construction experience is not included; rather the scope of this report is to record the experience of the design team with the specification of high volume fly ash concrete. EcoSmart concrete was specified for this project to provide a superior surface finish a stronger more durable material and to provide environmental benefits.

A Hard-Cem brochure is included in the appendix -Teck Cominco s Hard-Cem product is being incorporated into the mix design to lessen the erosion of concrete surfaces- . An overview of the issues around the use of EcoSmart concrete provided by Space2place to all of the contractors in attendance at the bidder s meeting is also included in the report appendix.

Case Study Report Author: space2place design inc.

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