Benefits of ECA Construction Blocks
Benefits of ECA® Construction Blocks
- Lightweight ( Reduces structural load by 40-50 % )
- Environment-friendly ( accredited by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and US Green Buildin Council (USGBC) as a "GREEN" alternative to traditional construction materials. Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) also recommends its use in India )
- Excellent thermal insulation properties
- Excellent sound Insulation properties
- Superior compressive strength ( earthquake resistant )
- Non-Reactive ( strong chemical resistance against acidic and alkaline substances )
- Resistant to water absorption
- Termite and pest resistant
- Easy to modify ( can be carved, drilled, nailed and shaped easily )
- Concealed or conventional wirings and pipes can also be installed easily.
- Easily coated with plaster or paint to decorate the walls as required.
- Saves overall construction cost ( mortar expense is reduced to 70 % )
- Coping vertically or horizontally NOT required till 10 feets of masonry
- Easy installation with regular cement mortar