Concrete Building Systems: Are They Here to Stay?

Whether you think of it as “building green” or “sustainability,” consumers today expect their homes to have minimal environmental impact yet meet or exceed their lifestyle needs. They want properties offering comfort and security with low energy bills and low maintenance. They also demand healthy interiors that promote well being. Moreover, they want all of this in an attractive package.

The National Association of Home Building says that concrete has been an essential home building material for the past century. Recently, concrete construction has risen to new heights. With increasingly unpredictable weather in some areas and rising costs in heating and maintenance, concrete has quickly becoming a primary building material for many homes.

And it’s no surprise the trend is sticking. Concrete homes offer solid, disaster-resistant construction, greater comfort and security, lower energy bills, lower maintenance, as well as a home that is healthier to live in and easier on the environment.  MORE