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  • Concrete can help achieve LEED certification
  • Recycled materials in concrete reduce CO2 emissions
  • Concrete’s superior strength protects against storms and natural disasters
  • Compared to other construction materials like steel, concrete provides significant time savings
  • The annual worldwide production of concrete is over 5 billion cubic yards
  • The first concrete street, built in 1891, is still in use today in Ohio
  • Each year more than 4700 pounds of concrete is produced per every person in the United States
  • Concrete never burns or rots
  • Twice as much concrete is used in construction around the world than wood, steel, plastic and aluminum put together
  • The average American home contains 120,000 pounds of concrete
  • Concrete can lower a city’s average temperature by several degrees
  • Concrete gets better with age