Fly Ash Brick emits 85% less CO2eq

by: Mirjam Visser, 2017-10-09 13:24:18 UTC

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Producing brick from recycled fly ash consumes less energy and emits less CO2 because it does not require firing to harden the masonry units. Nor is any cement, which is also fired at high temperatures, used as a binder. As a result, the CalStar green brick solution represents 85% lower embodied energy and 85% lower CO2 emissions than traditional fired clay brick while maintaining the performance and looks of traditional bricks.

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