- Design and Construction
Design and Construction
Aircrete is so much more than just a structural building block. It has been developed for use in many applications, ranging from external and internal walls through to foundations, floors and rapid build systems.
This Technical Note was updated in 2013 and includes the latest Bundilding Regulation changes.
The design standard Eurocode 6, or BS EN 1996: Design of masonry structures applies to all building types and civil engineering works.
The robustdetails® scheme is the alternative to pre-completion sound testing for satisfying Part E of the Building Regulations. Using the scheme avoids the uncertainties of pre-completion sound testing.
Thin joint masonry is an innovative construction method for use with aircrete blockwork that allows build times to be significantly improved and offers many other practical and commercial benefits.
01 Mar 2019
The European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association was created in 1988 to promote the interests of producers of AAC (Aircrete)and their National associations across Europe, one of which is the APA here in the UK.
08 Oct 2018
The campaign by Modern Masonry, supported by APA,CBA,MIA is at UK Construction Week in the Better Built Housing Hub.
01 Mar 2018
The Aircrete Products Association will once again be exhibiting at Ecobuild on 6-8th March at ExCel, London.