Representing a superior sustainable building product, manufactured and specified throughout the UK →
Aircrete has been developed for use in many applications →
Aircrete provides owners and tenants with a high-performance home, resistant to fire and flood as well as being energy efficient →
01 Mar 2019
The European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association was created in 1988 to promote the interests of producers of AAC (Aircrete)and their National associations across Europe, one of which is the APA here in the UK.
05 May 2017
The Modern Masonry Alliance has shared their response to the Government's Housing Whitepaper. As a sector producing UK manufactured bricks, blocks and mortar the MMA are encouraged that the Government has responded by focussing on increasing the supply of homes, and the ambition of delivering a million new homes in England by 2020. Broadly, the industry is responding to this need. Throughout the UK there was significant investment in 2016, and there is further investment for 2017, for example old plants are being replaced to increase production rates or new additional production lines.
01 Jul 2016
One of the constituent materials used to manufacture aircrete blocks is Pulverised Fuel Ash (PFA) which is produced during the generation of electricity from coal fired power stations. PFA is by no means the only material that can be used to manufacture aircrete blocks, but many of our members use PFA as the primary raw material for block production.
26 Jan 2016
This new Fire Detailing Guide has been produced by Building Alliance CIC and has been endorsed by LABC.
The document covers fire details for masonry and as well as providing guidance to help understand regulations it also covers a range of topics including fire-stopping, construction details and after handvoer - fire safety orders.
Representing a superior sustainable building product manufactured and specified throughout the UK.
The Aircrete Products Association represents the five manufacturers of aircrete blocks and aims to provide guidance for the designers, constructors and the supply chain to enable them to benefit from the use of this lightweight, sustainable solution.
Datasheet: Construction Details
Datasheet: Thermal Performance
Datasheet: Fire Protection