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ENVIROCRETE Bioclimatic Houses & Building

Green construction system that converts scrap waste and recycled wood into quality bioclimatic houses

March 2021
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Envirocrete Pty Ltd introduces a sustainable & efficient alternative green building technology to speed up construction and delivery of affordable green quality houses to address the global housing backlog. The system is made up of 3 elements: 1.ENVIROCRETE® RAW is special type of green, light-weight aggregate that provides the perfect combination of the structural properties of cement & the thermal insulation and acoustic properties of wood. 2. ENVIROCRETE® MIX is a special type of green concrete that when batched with ordinary Portland Cement ASTM-C150-Type-I & water can be used to produce concrete products such as hollow core blocks, hollow core slabs, solid precast wall panels, light weight floors, decking and roof systems. 3. ENVIROCRETE® CONSTRUCTIONSYSTEM is an innovative unique alternative building process that combines the best practice of Bio-Climatic Architecture and Engineering with off-site pre-fabrication industrial production technology.

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Label Date March 1, 2021
From South Africa
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Funding, Partners

The environmental benefits

  • Mineralized woodchips are produced for 100% replacement of conventional sand and stone aggregates in the concrete mix in a specialized processing plant
  • Bioclimatic houses are of superior quality in terms of structural stability, flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and perceived wellness of living, resistant to fire and earthquakes, with excellent natural thermal and acoustic insulation
  • Envirocrete ABT works very effectively as a carbon sink storing CO2e for manufactured building components
  • EnviroCrete Bioclimatic houses in bringing a 40-60% Energy Savings to to thermal insulation

The Financial benefits

  • EV House brings 30-40% saving on the electricity bill - it is Green Certified and generates Green Carbon Permits (monthly income) with a ROI of 15-20 years
  • EnviroCrete is 60% lighter and 3 time larger in volume than conventional concrete - these characteristics makes it faster and economical to transport and build
  • Bioclimatic houses cost 25% less than conventional housing - A 150m2 house takes only 4-5 days to be erected

Activity Region

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South Africa,

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Company Profile

EnviroCrete Pty Ltd

Envirocrete Pty Ltd was estabilished in South Africa in 2015 by founding partners Shaiek Coe and Roberto Pane. The company is a 100% black woman-owned and has a BBEEE Level 1 rating. The legacy dates back to 1982 when the the Envirocrete material was first introduced in Europe to produce highway acoustic barriers acrosss the Italian – French Alps (30 km) and thereafter staring in 1992 the innovative wood based -concrete was succesfully imployed to produce ecological houses all over Italy, Southern France and North Africa Envirocrete Pty Ltd produces an ingenious and innovative construction material entirely based on recycled scrap wood-treated achieving a light weight inhert aggregate that substitutes 100% ordinary sand and stone aggregates in the conventional concrete ready mix. EnviroCrete’s light weight aggregate material is used to produce precast building components, and ultimatly ecological houses in perfect synergy with well established concrete industry building standards, technologies and machineries such as hollow blocks, precast load bearing wall panels, roof panels, and hollow core slabs; EnviroCrete’s innovative Alternative Building Technology (ABT) will enable Developers/Contractors/Builders to deliver bioclimatic energy efficient ecological houses and high raise structures timely and at very competitive costs

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Headquarters Erasmia, Centurion, 0023, South Africa
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