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Thu, Jul 30



Opportunities for Permeable Paving

Permeable paving isn't just concrete pavers with bigger joints. Learn how these engineered products can offer solutions for stormwater management, traffic loading, solar reflectivity, and more!

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Opportunities for Permeable Paving
Opportunities for Permeable Paving

Time & Location

Jul 30, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


About the Event

This presentation will inspire architects, engineers, landscape architects, developers and municipal agencies to make permeable interlocking concrete pavers the first choice for sustainable, stormwater solutions. Permeable pavers are a recommended Best Management Practice under the EPA's NPDES requirements. They are also a recommended construction practice under Low Impact Development and LEED guidelines in addition to other benefits. Originally, concrete pavers were designed for heavy-duty applications, which make them a perfect and superior solution for streets, roads, parking lots and even plazas and sidewalks. Permeable pavers allow water infiltration between units, not through the paver themselves. This is a huge advantage over other porous materials because paver composite is not changed. There is also an aesthetic quality to pavers because they are made in several different shapes, colors and textures. All of


Mike Zengen of Unilock will be the presenter. Mike has been with Unilock for over 20 years and has helped hundreds of clients to complete numerous prominent projects in the Tri-State area. Mike’s involvement over the years with the CTASLA, NYASLA,ICPI and NCMA has enabled him to keep involved with the Specifier Community and establish himself as a professional resource.


At the end of this program, participants will:

1. Identify benefits and opportunities for permeable pavers.

2. Analyze the goals and criteria for using a permeable pavement system.

3. List permeable paving materials and design different solutions for challenging site constraints.

4. Compare permeable concrete pavers to other traditional storm systems.

5. Utilize ASTM Standard C936 for evaluating permeable pavers.

6. Specify efficient installation procedures for permeable pavers.

7. Examine LEED criteria for achieving potential credits for using concrete pavers, such as stormwater quality and quantity controls, solar reflectivity and recycled materials.

This program is being offered at no cost thanks to a collaborative effort between ASLA Connecticut and Unilock. Registered participants will receive a link to attend the webinar. This program is approved for 1.0 LA CES HSW credit.

Unilock is a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems (AIA/CES). Credit(s) earned on completion of this program will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

This program does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or ASLA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

Provider: Unilock New York

Program Name: Permeable Paving

Program Number: PERMPV

Length: 1 hour

Credits: 1 LU

HSW: Yes


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