Thermolitys: Ultralight, high thermal efficiency

Growing emphasis on the concept of sustainable construction is having a substantial effect on materials: they must be able to combine structural strength, energy efficiency, and low environmental impact. The research centre of the French concrete industry developed Thermolitys, a new range of ultralight concrete. The material with the European patent EP 2 364 962 is supposed to be a construction material of tomorrow.

According to Cerib Thermolitys is a structural concrete whose insulating properties lie between those of lightweight-aggregate concretes and autoclaved aerated concretes. It is...

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