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SmartBase Hybrid - Recycled Paving Sub-base and Engineered Materials

Product Information

SmartBase is a local substitute for aggregate in roads. The Maryland SmartSite recycling facility produces renewable engineered fills, paving sub-base, and paving base materials, which are diverted from the waste stream, strong, and durable.

Certifications

 
     
      NGBS 2012
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      403.10(2) Recycled asphalt or concrete is utilized in the project 3+ Three points are awarded for every 10% of the total building materials used in the development of the land that is the SmartBase product.

      The term "hybrid" is used due to the presence of two stabilizing chemical agents-recycled cement and lime. The materials' exact percentage is calculated based on the soil and aggregate characteristics during processing procedures.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      604.1 Building materials with Recycled content are used for at least 2 major or 2 minor components. 1-6 Points awarded for 2 products w/ recycled content. This product is greater than 75% recycled content. This product and another product with at least 75% recycle content must be used for major components of the building. Lesser points available for lower recycled content in the second product or for use in minor components.

      SmartBase Hybrid is 100% recycled and may be used as minor system as a subbase supporting structure in driveways, sidewalks, and if approved, under the foundation.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product is selected. 3 The LCA information available at http://smartsitemanagement.com/Recycled.html must be used in the product selection process.

      According to statistics, when you compare SmartBase to sand and gravel, it offers a 76.62% reduction in CO2 and a 35.44% reduction in costs.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      NGBS 2015
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      403.10.2 Recycled asphalt or concrete with at least 50% recycled content is utilized in the project. 3+ Three points are awarded for every 10% of the total building materials used in the development of the land that is the SmartBase product.

      The term "hybrid" is used due to the presence of two stabilizing chemical agents-recycled cement and lime. The materials' exact percentage is calculated based on the soil and aggregate characteristics during processing procedures.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      604.1 Building materials with Recycled content are used for at least 2 major or 2 minor components. 1-6 Points awarded for 2 products w/ recycled content. This product is greater than 75% recycled content. This product and another product with at least 75% recycle content must be used for major components of the building. Lesser points available for lower recycled content in the second product or for use in minor components.

      SmartBase Hybrid is 100% recycled and may be used as minor system as a subbase supporting structure in driveways, sidewalks, and if approved, under the foundation.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product is selected. 3 The LCA information available at http://smartsitemanagement.com/Recycled.html must be used in the product selection process.

      According to statistics, when you compare SmartBase to sand and gravel, it offers a 76.62% reduction in CO2 and a 35.44% reduction in costs.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      NGBS 2020
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      403.10(2) Recycled asphalt or concrete with at least 50 percent recycled content is utilized in the project. 2 points available. 3+ Three points are awarded for every 10% of the total building materials used in the development of the land that is the SmartBase product.

      The term "hybrid" is used due to the presence of two stabilizing chemical agents-recycled cement and lime. The materials' exact percentage is calculated based on the soil and aggregate characteristics during processing procedures.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      604.1 Building materials with recycled content are used for two minor and/or two major components of the building. 1-6 points available. 1-6 Points awarded for 2 products w/ recycled content. This product is greater than 75% recycled content. This product and another product with at least 75% recycle content must be used for major components of the building. Lesser points available for lower recycled content in the second product or for use in minor components.

      SmartBase Hybrid is 100% recycled and may be used as minor system as a subbase supporting structure in driveways, sidewalks, and if approved, under the foundation.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product(s) intended for the same use is selected. 2 points for product with 4 impact measures; 3 points for product with 5 impact measures. 10 points max. 3 The LCA information available at http://smartsitemanagement.com/Recycled.html must be used in the product selection process.

      According to statistics, when you compare SmartBase to sand and gravel, it offers a 76.62% reduction in CO2 and a 35.44% reduction in costs.

      Manufacturer’s Comments