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Earth’s Biggest Fan ur history of “being green” since 1891 provides a foundation for partnering with architects to build earth-friendly. Acme Brick makes sustainable products derived from earth’s clay that architects have used in historic homes and architectural landmarks which span the decades. Our network of manufacturing plants allows architects to meet leed’s 500-mile limit for local materials on most projects. We deliver your brick with minimal packaging, which like brick itself is fully recyclable. Acme Brick has thermal mass that architects can use in design to delay heat transfer and improve energy performance. Using brick as an interior finish material meets leed goals by eliminating the use of volatile organic compounds associated with paints, carpets, and adhesives.

Our brick also offers these leed qualities with little maintenance over the life of a building. Acme Brick even exceeds the sustainability goals of the leed program by providing a beautiful life-cycle solution that increases in value with each passing year. Our commitment to the earth through our products and support to architects for leed certification extends to our company’s operations.

To request your FREE “Color Guide for Architects,” please visit brick.com/colorguide Also at brick.com, please download Masonry Designer, a free companion design program.

Acme has minimized energy use and achieved peak efficiency, appealing to architects’ concern for environmental conservation as a central practice of good business. Long ago, we invested in our own fleet of delivery vehicles for efficiency, and developed earthfriendly maintenance to recycle tires, oil, and wash water. We reduced fuel consumption through route

Texas Architect March/April 2009: Adaptive Reuse  

Texas Architect, March/April 2009; Official magazine of the Texas Society of Architects|AIA

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