NRG Insulated Block

Francis Kennedy

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.

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)

North America

Distributors/implementing organizations

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

Market suggested retail price

Prices can range from $6.50 USD per unit to as much as $12.00 as transport is usually included in the price and distances to construction sites vary.

Competitive landscape

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

Goal 11: Aims to reduce energy consumption of buildings.

Target user(s)

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

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