This piece discusses various options to choose from when dealing with industrial concrete flooring, and provides tips on care and upkeep. Choosing the most sustainable material could also mean "(t)he best, greenest, material is no material at all," says Bill Butler of L&M Chemicals. A polished concrete floor doesn't increase the carbon footprint but "can offer increased thermal mass, and therefore lower heating costs. Butler said the floor can also reduce the number of light fixtures needed in a plant by increasing light reflectivity.
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