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Angelus Block Expanding to Las Vegas

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Angelus Block Reduces Its Carbon Footprint

Incorporating a newly available cement yields a smaller environmental impact

Sun Valley, CA - September 13, 2016 - Angelus Block continues its investments and partnerships to contribute to sustainable design in ways that are truly meaningful.

And now we're taking another next-step to reduce our carbon footprint even more, manufacturing with a new blended cement that results in an estimated...

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Sustainability and mission statement announcements from Angelus Block.

Angelus Block Commitments to Sustainability

Sun Valley, CA - April 4, 2016 - We are pleased to announce the renewal of our ICC-ES Verification of Attributes Report, VAR-1018, for concrete masonry units with 25% postconsumer recycled content.

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Angelus Block Sustainable Design Summary Guide Updated

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Sun Valley, CA - September 10, 2015 - Sustainable Design & Angelus Block Products, Application to Green Building Rating Systems and Code has been revised to include current code and standards. It is an overview of our product lines and their contribution to sustainable strategies.

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Guide Specifications Updated to Include Green Attributes

Sun Valley, CA - August 10, 2015- Angelus Block concrete masonry guide specifications have been updated with sustainability criteria, incorporating environmental product declarations, recycled content, and regional materials. The updates include extensive user notes to assist the specifier as to applicability for a given project.

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Angelus Block Publishes First Externally Verified Environmental Product Declaration for Concrete Masonry Products

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Sun Valley, CA April 14, 2015 — Angelus Block Co., Inc., the largest manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry unit (CMU) products in Southern California, announced the release today of the first Type III Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) under the new Product Category Rules (PCR) for CMU.

The EPD for Angelus Block Concrete Masonry Units represents "our continued commitment to the green building market by providing leading edge, and highly useable tools to inform architectural design decisions," said Edward Antonini, President, Angelus Block. "Concrete masonry is an essential building system, and our goal is to educate stakeholders in the building process about its inherent, and extensive, green attributes. A considerable portion of our website is dedicated to it. The Type III EPD is an important progression in our support of green rating systems in general, and to material transparency in particular."

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Angelus Block Receives ICC-ES SAVE: Verification of Attributes Report® for Postconsumer Recycled Content

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Sun Valley, CA - April 28, 2011 - Angelus Block Co., Inc. has received independent verification of a minimum 25% postconsumer recycled content in its concrete masonry units. ICC Evaluation Service has released a Verification of Attributes Report® (VAR-1018) issued under its Sustainable Attributes Verification and Evaluation® (SAVE®) Program, which provides a comprehensive evaluation of the sustainable attributes of building products. Postconsumer content offers the most value to projects seeking to satisfy green building strategies.

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