#

Why is ECA ® or expanded clay aggregate used for compensated foundations ?

Why is ECA ® or expanded clay aggregate used for compensated foundations ?

Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA ®) can be used to help strengthen the ground below an existing foundation, using an equivalent volume of expanded clay. ECA ® has a much lower density compared to soil, which helps reduce the overall weight of the building and compensate for the loads that a new building will impose on the soil. Compensated foundations are often used when a building is demolished and replaced with a larger, heavier building, and can help save money on construction by mitigating the need to remove and rebuild a foundation entirely. ECA ® also is extremely strong, and will not settle, and it is resistant to moisture, with stellar drainage properties.

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Core Warning

Message: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'php_openssl.dll' (tried: /opt/alt/php74/usr/lib64/php/modules/php_openssl.dll (/opt/alt/php74/usr/lib64/php/modules/php_openssl.dll: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory), /opt/alt/php74/usr/lib64/php/modules/php_openssl.dll.so (/opt/alt/php74/usr/lib64/php/modules/php_openssl.dll.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory))

Filename: Unknown

Line Number: 0

Backtrace: