What are Aerated Block?
Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) blocks are structural masonry building blocks that can be used to build highly efficient building walls.
AAC blocks are economical, sustainable, solid blocks that provide thermal and acoustic insulation as well as fire and termite resistance.
AAC block contain 1/5th the material and are 1/5th the weight of conventional concrete.
The blocks contain not only thermal mass which help store heat, but R value, or insulation, from the millions of air bubbles in the block.
AAC Block are a non-organic, non-toxic, airtight material, which according to the manufacturers, generate no pollutants or hazardous waste during the manufacturing process.
Aerated block are considered a green building material because of their energy efficiency, they require less raw materials than similar materials, and some contain recycled material.
The block walls are competitive in price to conventional wood framing.