Environment

Columbus Brick Company cares about being a good steward of the environment.  That is why the manufacturing plant and process we run as well as the product we create are environmentally-friendly.  Here are a few highlights:

Our manufacturing process

  • • Brick is made from clay and shale, an abundant natural resource.
  • • Our basic raw materials are located in close proximity to our plant.
  • • Mine reclamation has been and will remain a priority.
  • • Self contained packaging helps reduce jobsite waste.
  • • Packaging materials used are made from recycled waste material.
  • • Our brick are fired with clean burning natural gas and exhaust gasses are cleaned with limestone scrubbers.
  • • Our kilns are some of the most efficient in the brick industry.

 

Our Product

  • • Last for generations.
  • • Better regulates temperatures as a result of thermal mass.
  • • Provides a favorable acoustic sound barrier.
  • • Provides an inorganic wall that is not a food source for mold.
  • • Provides an interior or exterior finish that does not need painting thus reducing V.O.C emissions.
  • • Non-combustible material which does not emit toxic fume if burned.

Learn more about how we can help you accomplish your LEED designation by reading our "Green Statement"