Sustainable & Resilient Design

Angelus' products can assume many roles — design elements, durable utility, structural components — and performs them all with great economic value. Yet they also have characteristics that make them strong contributors to sustainable and resilient design, both intrinsically and purposefully as developed by Angelus Block.

  • Early adopter of new lower CO2 cement.
  • Industry-first Type III Environmental Product Declaration.
  • A full set of Health Product Declarations.
  • Advancing the optimization of product design.
  • Continuing research for viable materials to lower environmental impact.

Take a look at the articles and resources below to see the benefits to green building provided by our products and the systems in which they are installed.


Low Carbon CMU by Angelus Block.

Carbon Uptake of Concrete Masonry

CMU have exceptional carbon uptake potential.

Sustainability Downloads

A full set of our Type III EPDs and HPDs.

Designing for Resilience and Concrete Masonry

Resilient design is gaining momentum as a complementary focus to green building.

Efficiently Green

Products and systems contributing to green rating systems, while offering efficiency, economy, and resilience.

Sustainability & Resilience Rating Systems

The rating systems, guides, and code referenced in the Green Credits & Strategies section..

Systems & Products

Products applied to sustainable and resilient strategies.

Sustainability & Resilience Credits & Strategies

Presented in sections that coincide with green building rating systems and standards, an overview of product applicability.

Download Sustainable & Resilient Design and Angelus Block Products, updated for LEED® v4.1, and more.
Sustainable & Resilient Design