After leaving the industry and riding my bike for a few years, I was fortunate to re-enter the industry with the good folks at Hycrete. A great cast of characters, led by John de Mars and his moto "Better, Faster, Cheaper", still rings true today. Today, I do my best to make all four conventions for both the American Concrete Institute and ASTM Conventions, World of Concrete and Conn/Agg shows. I'm a voting member on various, relevant committees of C09 - Concrete & Aggregates, D08 - Roofing & Waterproofing, E06 - Performance of Buildings, F06 - Resilient Floor Coverings and G01 - Corrosion of Metals. I try to spend as much time as possible with the leaders in both consulting and research at all the events. I attend as many asociations as is practical. All of this allows me to listen and learn the most cutting-edge information from the coolest and smartest minds in our industry, and make demands on the manufacturers I represent to supply the most appropriate, cutting-edge and advanced products and systems as possible - and servicing those products and systems at the greatest tempo as possible.
I've worked hard to be at an elite level nationally in regards to Integral Admixtures addressing moisture/vapor concerns (for flooring, architectural coatings, and roofing) AND waterproofing admixtures. I cover all of California, Nevada and Hawaii; likewise I've been involved with some of the biggest, most successful projects over the last 15 years. If you're outside of those states, I'll find someone local that is coached up about the same as me to add value to whatever you're designing or building.
In 1984 my father sent me out to spend a week with Jim McDowell and his team at the Calmat lab in Irwindale, California, and I've been a solid student of the Building Industry in Southern California and enjoyed hundreds of wonderful relationships ever since. With my father's 25 years in the Cement industry, I've tried to learn as much of the 'magic' of cement chemistry as possible. I've been exposed to some of the greatest builders over multiple generations as a product of showing up with a smile on my face and remembering what the ole man always said - "someone's always watching....so do it right the first time."
We have the below presentations designed around AIA/CES, ASCE & LEED AP accreditation. A nice hosted breakfast, lunch or evening wine catering, with -
The presentations focus on all the issues (from floors to roofs) that can be affected by water and moisture and all the areas that an Ultra Low Permeability concrete is beneficial. Evolving towards the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructures's Envision Sustainable Professionals (ENV SP) format. It can be as generic or as proprietary as required.
For General Contractors, Owners and Construction Managers, we offer a more direct, Product Roundtable presentation. Great food, pictures and direct discussions on the leading Value Engineering based around all your concrete and waterproofing trades and requirements. So if you're serious about
Reducing RISK and GUARANTEEING all your critical paths involving your concrete, roofing, flooring and waterproofing,
Enjoying the most substantial VALUE ENGINEERING for serious bidding advantages,
All under the Strongest Sustainability Proposition of moving towards DOUBLING the lifespan of your reinforced concrete,
from either the 'Design & Specifications' side or the 'Means & Method' side - we will come to you; just say when and where!
To schedule your firm's
Lunch-n-Learn or Product Roundtable - drop us a note...