Landscape Architects Adopt Nrmca Pervious Concrete Course

A new generation liquid admixture with patented biopolymer, formulated to enhance paste rheology and control cementitious material hydration, V-Mar VSC500 is billed as the first admixture specifically for pervious concrete

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; American Society of Landscape Architects, Washington, D.C.

Newly named an approved provider to ASLA’s Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES), NRMCA is launching its first course for society members, Pervious Concrete: A Stormwater Solution. The course, which examines pavements√Ć engineering properties, construction practice, and runoff management potential, is the first to receive LA CES status. Part of a growing LA CES catalog, the online course will be offered March 17, 24, and 31, followed by summer dates.

In addition to ASLA, Pervious Concrete is approved for American Institute of Architects and U.S. Green Building Council continuing education credits. Additional information on NRMCA’s pervious pavement market development and education activities can be obtained from Senior Director, Sustainable Construction Erin Ashley, 888/846-7622, ext. 1306; [email protected].