NRG Insulated Block

Francis Kennedy

NRG Insulated Block has embedded insulation in concrete masonry units.

Product description Brand name and product description

NRG Insulated Blocks is a system of Continuously Insulated Concrete Masonry Units (CICMU’s) that combines the structural use of masonry with typical rigid insulation, locating the thermal break towards the outside of the block and maximizing internal thermal mass. The product is patent protected and is produced and sold in the United States.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

North America

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Manufacturers and distributors are located across several states in the US and are listed on the NRG website

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

6 – 12 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Although there is no other product to date on the market that has insulation incorporated into the building module, other products that clients may consider are masonry units such as Quik-Brik, Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF’s), precast sandwich panels, Structurally Insulated Panels (SIPS), and cavity or brick veneer walls.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Architects, Engineers, Design Builders, Real Estate Developers, Business Owners, and Homeowners

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