AACRCS Construction and Homes by Bruns are the area leaders for AAC Concrete Homes, constantly looking for ways to build with the best products for the best price. AAC Concrete is a revolutionary new product that is allowing us to do our job better than ever.

AAC, or Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is a type of concrete that contains 80% air. It’s made with fine aggregates, cement, and an expansion agent that works like yeast in bread dough. It creates air bubbles and allows the cement mixture to rise. When it’s cured, the material is then molded and cut into AAC blocks and panels.

The process results in a unique product that offers structural capability and insulation all in one versatile material that can be used for walls, floors, and roofs. The construction process creates and airtight envelope that cuts down on air loss in the home and can create savings of 10-20% in heating and cooling costs when compared to conventional construction.

This product has an excellent fire resistance rating, and also resists water, rot, mold, mildew and insects. It also has high sound reinforcement from both outside and inside, provided that AAC is being used in interior walls as well.

AAC Concrete Properties:

Density: 20-50 pcf (pounds per cubic foot) – light enough to float in water!
Compressive Strength: 300-900 psi (Pounds per square inch)
Allowable Shear Stress: 8-22 psi
Thermal Resistance: .8-1.25 per inch of thickness
Sound Transmission Class (STC): 40 for 4 inch thickness, 45 for 8 inch thickness (Learn More)