Angelus Block News

Angelus Block First to Publish with the EPD Generator for CMU

Angelus Block, the largest producer of concrete masonry products (CMU) in Southern California, is the first to publish Environmental Product Declarations compliant with new Product Category Rules released by UL Environmental.

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Updated Construction Cost Study for L.A. Region

PDF Summary - Initial Cost of Construction Study, Multi-Residential Structures, August 2020: Los Angeles

Initial Cost of Construction Study, Multi-Residential Structures, has updated the Los Angeles Addendum. Concrete Masonry bests wood frame structure.

An updated cost study for the Los Angeles region now concludes concrete masonry is 2% lower in initial cost than wood. The study compared the wood-framed version of a structure to a concrete masonry and precast floor system. The masonry and precast system provides superior resiliency and fire compartmentation. The long-term costs of wood will be much higher.

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Angelus Block Publishes Updated Health Product Declarations

Sun Valley, CA - October 11, 2019 - Angelus Block has updated its six Health Product Declarations to version 2.1.1.

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BIM Tools Recommended by Angelus Block

Angelus Block materials are now in Revit® enhancing applications.

Sun Valley, CA - March 14, 2018 - Angelus Block is pleased to announce its collaboration with two exciting tools for BIM and Revit users, both providing tremendous efficiency: Masonry iQ and BIMsmith®. Both incorporate Angelus colors and textures.

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Angelus Block Announces Its New Carbon Calculator

Quickly assess estimated carbon output based on selected materials

Sun Valley, CA - December 11, 2017 - The new Carbon Calculator from Angelus Block, specific to its cement type, location, and Southern California locale, demonstrates a lower base impact versus Eastern data and demonstrates the significant reductions in carbon output with optional masonry grout mixes.

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Angelus Block Environmental Product Declaration Updated

PDF Angelus Block CMU Type III EPD v2

Significant GHG reduction with new cement

Sun Valley, CA - August 18, 2017 - Angelus Block is happy to announce the publication of the update to our Type III EPD. The update reflects a change in cement that offers a significant reduction in GWP.

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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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