Portland Limestone Cement: A pivotal step in reducing embodied carbon in concrete
September 28, 2021 | 12:00pm-1:00pm PT
Tom Tietz, Executive Director of the California Nevada Cement Association
Nathan Forrest, P.E., Technical Director of the California Nevada Cement Association
Tim Blake, Assoc. AIA, Consultant to the California Nevada Cement Association
As the foundation of modern society, concrete is the most widely used construction material on earth. Even small changes to its formulation can dramatically affect the construction industry’s carbon footprint over time. By preferring the use of Portland Limestone Cement (PLC) in specifications as a 1:1 replacement for portland cement, architects and engineers will enable meaningful reductions in CO2 emissions.
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