Clay Brick Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Zi Brick and Tile Industry International, considered by experts in the field to be the leading journal for the heavy clay industry, will be carrying a 12-page feature article on the South African... more
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie will present the South African Clay Brick Industry Lifecycle Assessment at the 2017 Clemson Brick Forum South Carolina, from 2–4 October. Hosted by the National... more
Peter Drucker famously quoted, “what gets measured, gets managed”. By examining an activity we are forced to pay attention to it. By producing relevant and accurate measurements we can identify where... more
Management Summary and consolidation report of the LCA study “Life Cycle Assessment of clay brick walling in South Africa” Peter Drucker famously quoted, “what gets measured, gets managed”. By... more
In 2013, ClayBrick.org and the University of Pretoria made history through the signing of the agreement to pursue the industry 'Life Cycle Assessment for Clay Brick Walling in South Africa'. This is... more
An LCA is an internationally and scientifically recognised approach that measures the environmental impact of a product. The building sector has been linked to high CO2 emissions and global climate... more
A thermal performance comparison between six walling construction materials frequently used in South Africa
This Management Summary and consolidation report of the LCA study by the University of Pretoria compares the electricity use of 6 different types of walling common in South Africa. The measurements... more
The 2016 Brick Sustainability Report, provides a detailed account of how the clay brick sector in the UK has performed against its collective sustainability strategy, and demonstrates the progress... more
OTAL Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the brick industry to quantify the environmental impact of clay bricks. The results show that the external walling materials of a house, including clay brick, have... more
On Friday 1st February 2013, ClayBrick.org and the University of Pretoria made history through the signing of the agreement to pursue the industry 'Life Cycle Assessment for Clay Brick Walling in... more