The Top 3 Ways Your Parking Lot Can Fight Climate Change
It’s time for a little tough love, okay?
Whether or not you believe in climate change … no matter your political beliefs … you can invest in environmentally friendly paving practices that protect our planet.
Yes, your parking lot can help fight climate change. The best paving companies across the country are utilizing eco friendly asphalt in an effort to go green. If you are a property owner or property manager, it’s important to learn about asphalt paving practices that can actually help the environment.
Mad Jack’s is a Nashville concrete maintenance and repair company that is committed to cutting-edge practices and asphalt technology that best serve our customers while protecting the planet.
Green Asphalt Technology for Your Parking Lot
When you hire Mad Jack’s for your construction, maintenance or repair, you can trust that we’ll get the job done quickly, on-time and on-budget. Facility owners and managers trust our asphalt contractors in Nashville to do the job right. The best part? When you hire Mad Jack’s, you have the opportunity to fight climate change.
1. Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP)
Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) offers our clients the greatest economical, environmental and engineering impact on their project. It is cost effective, eco-friendly asphalt, and will perform well under various weather conditions. Most RAP that is produced is recycled from reprocessed pavement materials that contain asphalt and aggregates. RAP is one of the most eco friendly asphalt solutions, with as much as 41 million tons produced each year in the United States alone.
2. Warm-Mix Asphalt
Warm-Mix Asphalt (WMA) is one of the most eco friendly ways to lay down asphalt. WMA can reduce the manufacture and lay down temperatures anywhere from 30 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. By lowering the temperature, energy costs are reduced by as much as 60 percent – helping both the environment and your wallet. Because of the lower temperatures, WMA minimizes greenhouse gas and hydrocarbon emissions. This makes it popular in cities like Nashville where air quality needs to be considered! On an equally awesome side note, lower temperatures make the work site safer!
3. Drainage Repair
Poor parking lot drainage is one of the most overlooked building defects not just in Tennessee, but also across the country. Functioning storm drains are critical to preserving the life of your parking lot. If water collects, it can deteriorate the parking lot, leading to unnecessary repairs and danger to your customers. Mad Jack’s can evaluate your parking lot drainage to ensure it is functioning at optimal capacity.