CalStar Adds 6 New Shapes to Sustainable Brick Line

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

CalStar AmbassadorCalStar Products is expanding its brick offerings with six new sizes. Like all of CalStar’s bricks, the units incorporate 37 percent recycled content and eliminate the need for kiln-firing, typical of traditional clay brick. As a result, each product requires 81 percent less energy to make while emitting 84 percent less CO2, the company says.

The new sizes comprise:

  • Ambassador brick (pictured): 2 1/4” high by 15 5/8” long; available smooth or as a split-face unit
  • Roman brick: 3 5/8” by 1 5/8” by 11 5/8”
  • Norman brick: 3 5/8” by 2 1/4” by 11 5/8”
  • King brick: 2 3/4” by 2 5/8” by 9 5/8”
  • 8x16 and 4x16 facing units: available smooth or as a split-face unit

Each is available in all of CalStar’s colors and ranges. Manufactured at the company’s new Columbus, Miss., plant, the units also are available in lighter hues.

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