Warm Mix Asphalt wins NOVA Award
Apr 02, 2014
The National Asphalt Pavement Association received the prestigious 2013 NOVA Award from the Construction Innovation Forum (CIF) for its work to speed the deployment and uptake of warm-mix asphalt. Last year, about a quarter of all U.S. asphalt mix tonnage was produced as warm mix.
The CIF NOVA Award recognizes and advances significant innovation in all areas of the construction industry around the world. Winners are selected by a jury of internationally recognized experts following a comprehensive investigation process. To date, more than 700 nominations for the NOVA Award have been received from more than 20 countries. Worldwide, 98 innovations from 14 countries have received the coveted award.
In selecting warm mix to win a 2013 NOVA Award, the investigators cited its ability to improve compaction, reduce fuel or energy use, improve worker comfort, lengthen the paving season, and reduce overall paving costs.
Source: National Asphalt Pavement Association