Consider lightweight autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC)

AAC is a structural element that also insulates
Tiny air bubbles form in ACC as it's being manufactured, making it lighter in weight and a better thermal insulator than standard concrete. It's cast into blocks and panels that can be cut, routed and shaped in much the same way as wood. ACC is available in much of the southern U.S. AAC contains about 30% moisture by weight when new. This can be a substantial moisture load in new buildings and should be accounted for.

Learn more in the Lakesideca Encyclopedia


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