Friday Dec 15
 
clay brick vs aac block
 
When compared with AAC blocks, the following facts emerge:
CLAY BRICKS AAC BLOCKS
Environmental Impact
One clay brick consumes 3.2 kgs of top soil No top soil consumed
One sq ft of carpet area with clay brick walling will consume 25.5 kgs of top soil Uses fly ash which is a thermal power plant waste product & thus no consumption of top soil
One sq ft of carpet area with clay bricks will consume 8 kgs of coal One sq ft of carpet area with AAC blocks will consume 0.9677 kgs of coal
One sq ft of carpet area will emit 17.6 kgs of CO2 One sq ft of carpet area will emit 2.13 kgs of CO2
Social Impact
Unorganised sector (child labour rampant in unorganised sector) Organised sector. Nation building through Corporate Governance, Statutory Labour and HR practices
Does not contribute to government exchequer (taxes) Contributes to government taxes in form of Central Excise, VAT & Octroi
Unhealthy working conditions, a major health hazard due to toxic gases Organised sector with state-of-the-art factory facility