Content about Brick

April 24, 2012

The Reston, Va.-based Brick Industry Association (BIA) pointed to winners of its 2011 Brick in Architecture Awards to promote the sustainability of clay brick.

“As a versatile building material made from abundant natural resources, there is no substitute for genuine clay brick,” said Gregg Borchelt, president and CEO of the BIA.

May 3, 2011

The Reston, Va.-based Brick Industry Association (BIA) is promoting the green benefits of clay bricks. 

A release titled "Brick offers growing options for sustainable homes," pointes to several options for greater sustainability through the use of bricks.

Among them are:

January 11, 2011

A recent study by the National Association of Home Builders Research Center compared moisture resistance among typical residential exteriors and found brick veneer provided the highest in moisture resistance and dryness.