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Optibric PV S25: For Low-Consumption Housing (Building Material)

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Sustainable development

Optibric PV S25: For Low-Consumption Housing (Building Material)

In wall bricks, Imerys Terre Cuite has a comprehensive offering that is compatible with the latest standards for energy efficiency, environment-friendliness, seismic constraints and their expected evolution. Launched in 2010, Optibric PV S25 is enjoying sales growth in the added-insulation wall segment. The 25cm-thick brick is well suited to construction projects in seismic areas. It also meets the requirements of future French regulations on thermal efficiency (RT 2012) and low-consumption buildings. At 1.61 m2.K/W its heat resistance is equivalent to 5 cm of additional insulation.

Sustainable Development 2011
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Strategy

Our Sustainable Development policy supports the Group’s long-term strategy. Actions are guided by a three-year plan that sets goals for each of our areas of activity. The three-year plan also provides for gradual, continuous performance improvement.

Environmental focus

We work to reduce our environmental impact and use natural resources efficiently. We control our activities’ impact on the environment and set up management systems that allow us to improve our performance continuously.

Social Focus

Health and Safety, Human Resources, Ethic, and dialogue with our neighboring communities are among our main corporate social responsibility priorities.