Greenbuild interview - Boral

At the Greenbuild Expo in Philadelphia, Boral's Kayla Kratz reviews some of the sustainable building products that Boral offers. Roofing and exterior cladding made from durable materials provides a green approach to building that can save on repairs and maintenance and improve energy efficiency over the life of a building. The inherent value of brick is its durability. The Great Wall of China is made of brick. The Sistine Chapel is made of brick.  Brick is manufactured from the world’s most abundant natural resources: clay and shale. It is impervious to termites or other vermin, it is completely inert (so neither mold nor moss can feed on it), it doesn't burn, it withstands wind-driven debris, and it lasts for centuries with little or no maintenance. But, the No. 1 reason homebuyers prefer brick is the aesthetics of a brick home and a tile roof.

Topics: Building Green, Exteriors, Home Design & Plans, Interior Design, Maintenance & Repair, Roofing, Trade Show


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