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Sustainable Living with Lightweight Concrete Masonry SmartWall Systems

  • Improved Energy Performance
  • Better Fire Resistance
  • Improved Mason Friendliness
  • Fewer Injuries
  • Safer Jobsites
  • Increased Productivity
  • Reduced Transportation Requirement
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The future of the concrete masonry industry may be determined by its response to the issue of sustainability and its need to address the demands and challenges of the green building movement. Some of the challenges facing the concrete masonry industry are its weight and that it’s labor intensive.

With the addition of ESCS lightweight aggregate the performance and user friendliness of concrete masonry improves.  Lightweight concrete masonry contributes to sustainable development by maximizing structural efficiency, conserving energy, lowering transportation requirements, and improving concrete durability.

Energy Performance
Transportation Savings
Workforce Sustainability - Ergonomics