U.S. Green Building Council Contingent Tours Epa-Honored Roanoke Cement Plant

A lesson in reducing energy consumption as well as using cement and cement-related products to help build a more sustainable community was gained by members of U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Southwest Virginia Chapter during an early-summer tour of Roanoke Cement Co.’s (RCC) Troutville, Va., plant. Over 60 attendees — including USGBC members, ready-mixed concrete producers, as well as plant management and employees — enjoyed presentations, refreshments and a bus ride tour highlighting the last 15 years of the facility’s environmental progress.

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