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Clay building products made at Warnham brickworks in Horsham, UK, are the first to be accredited with the Building Research Establishment’s environmental and sustainability standard BES 6001, claims owners of the site Wienerberger.
A low-energy drying technique for aggregates in hydraulic lime mortar has been developed by a UK consortium. The research aims to make lime mortars commercially viable for new build projects, making bricks easier to recycle with 40% less embodied CO2 than cement mortars.