What are the characteristics that make Ligna stone building materials more efficient to Brickworks?
Read on to discover the features that make Ligna Stone have an edge over Brickworks and other concrete block products:
Ligna Stone bricks and blocks are created from a unique formula which includes a high level of timber waste, so make a true eco-friendly building material. By serving as a carbon trap, each brick and block offers genuine environmental benefits.
Ligna Stone has a much lower amount of embodied energy compared Brickworks clay bricks. The techniques involved in its creation make use of natural handcrafting techniques and drying processes. This substantially reduces the amount of energy required in the production process.
The thermal insulation qualities of Ligna Stone surpass that of Brickworks clay bricks. With Ligna Stone you can have more energy efficient homes, with reduced need for artificial heating and cooling sources.
Ligna Stone is highly fire resistant and compared to Brickworks clay bricks, is approximately 40% lighter in weight due to the high timber content.
Ligna Stone bricks and blocks offer high workability as they can be easily screwed, nailed or sawed like timber. Ligna Stone bricks and blocks used for veneer and double brick wall construction, are laid the same way as conventional clay or concrete bricks and blocks.
Ligna Stone building materials are bullet resistant and highly durable. They are less likely to break or shatter when dropped or impacted by a projectile.
Ligna Stone bricks and blocks offer highly versatile design options. Custom shapes, sizes and colours can be handcrafted to create beautiful homes with a unique finish.
Ligna Stone provides a distinctive textured finish that can make your home visually pleasing. Whilst typically sealed, it requires no painting or rendering to achieve a final finish.