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Beat the Heat with Precast Concrete Pt. 1

Jul 30, 2012
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Back in the 60’s, the group “The Lovin’ Spoonful” recorded a song called “Summer in the City.” Maybe you remember it:

“Hot town, summer in the city,
back of my neck getting dirty and gritty.
Been down, isn’t it a pity,
doesn’t seem to be a shadow in the city.
All around, people looking half dead,
walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match head.”

Across much of the U.S., people can relate to those lyrics now more than ever. The past six months have been the hottest on record, especially the past couple of months where temperatures above 100 degrees have been the norm rather than the exception for many regions.

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Wall panels with insulation built in. Photo courtesy of STABIL Concrete Products (

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