What are the advantages of Porotherm bricks?
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Porotherm bricks are perforated clay brick. It is perforated horizontally or vertically.
Size: 400 x 200 x 200mm
It is a natural brick which has thermal insulation made from coal ash, natural clay and rice husk.
Following are some advantages of porotherm bricks:
Porotherm bricks provides a comfortable living environment due to its thermal efficiency and acoustics efficiency.
These bricks are light weight which helps in maintaining a steady production during construction.
They are made up of entirely natural ingredients such as rice husk ash, sawdust, coal, ash etc. Porotherm bricks are approved as eco-friendly by GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) and IGBC (Indian Green Building Council).
It is highly fire rated as it is burnt at 1000 degree Celsius. So during fire it provide sufficient time for evacuation.
Porotherm bricks are low water consuming when compared with conventional bricks.
Moreover, they are recyclable and reusable and do not harm the environment.
So, basically by the name it indicates some thermal properties, which for this brick is good thermal insulation.
Other advantages are like light weight due to porous structure and sound insulation.
Economically, these bricks saves power in terms of cooling hence saving your electrical bill.
Porotherm bricks give a plethora of advantages over normal bricks :