"Finally, a book on HFA concrete written so that we can all understand it. I will make this required reading by anyone in Tech Services, Operations and Sales."-- Burt Lockwood, Central Concrete Supply
"This is the best and most readable 'how to' guide for using fly ash concrete — highly recommended. Using HFA is a win-win-win solution. It makes better concrete, costs less and has a greater environmental benefit than almost any other primary building material out there."--Scott Shell, Architect, Senior Project Manager, EHDD Architects
"This is an excellent and informative primer on high-performance fly ash concrete. This is a 'win-win' use of a plentiful man-made waste product that generates benefits to clients, engineers and the global environment."--Mason Walters, Structural Engineer, Principal, Forell/Elsesser Engineers, Inc.
About the Author
Bruce King, P.E., is a registered structural engineer in private practice in San Rafael, California. He is the author of Design of Straw Bale Buildings: The State of the Art (2006), Making Better Concrete: Guidelines for Using Fly-Ash for Higher Quality, Eco-Friendly Structures (2005), and Buildings of Earth and Straw: Structural Design for Straw Bale and Rammed Earth Architecture (1996). He is founder and director of the nonprofit Ecological Building Network (ecobuildnetwork.org) and co-founder, with his wife Sarah Weller King, of Green Building Press (greenbuildingpress.com). He lives in San Rafael, California.