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Title: Autoclaved Cellular Concrete for Residential Construction
Author(s): Manuel M. Solis
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 41-44
Keywords: autoclaved products; cellular concretes; concrete blocks; concrete panels; costs; insulating concretes; residential buildings; thermal resistance; Manufacturing
Abstract:Describes how a house built with 12 in. thick autoclaved cellular concrete (ACC) panels and 8 in. thick ACC block walls meets the energy savings and R values for the tropical Florida climate. The house does not require any reinforcement for temperature, shrinkage, or strength. The use of ACC for housing would promote affordable, good-quality homes for low-income families and encourage "do it yourself" construction.
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