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Kenoteq has developed the most innovative and sustainable brick the industry has seen. Their K-Briq is an innovative and sustainable building brick made almost entirely from construction & demolition waste that will enter the market at a time of both shortage in building materials and critical need for growth in house building.
The K-Briq has a number of important features: (1) it contains low cost recycled input materials; (2) it does NOT contain cement; (3) it does NOT require fossil fuel use or firing in its production; (4) it has excellent thermal insulation qualities; and (5) it does NOT require high volumes of clay for its production.
Kenoteq is responding to critical industrial and social issues. 2.5 BILLION Bricks were built with in the UK in 2019 and with a 600 million domestic brick capacity shortfall, UK project must import. Targets set out by the UK Government to build 300,000 new homes pa will create even greater demand for new building materials, especially those with sustainable credentials. In Scotland, pledged targets of building 50,000 homes by 2021 offers significant opportunities, which is further encouraged by a ring-fenced £3Bn fund from the Scottish Government for housebuilding. Leading contractors and housebuilders to have to look abroad to secure brick supplies. EU waste regulations also require 70% of all waste materials to be recycled, with no waste going to landfill by 2021. Kenoteq's product, the K-Briq will help the industry meet these targets while providing new economic avenues for the recycled materials.
Kenoteq's K-Briq has just been selected for the prestigious 2020 Serpentine Pavilion.