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Specialty dry mix nets concrete at one-fifth of normal weight

from Concrete Products - January 13, 2013

In its launch of Terralite Cement, designed with a proprietary blend of cement binders, special additives and a tiny, lightweight aggregate, Portsmouth, N.H.-based Terra Bona Materials emphasizes the product's potential to deliver increased R-values and performance over conventional lightweight concrete...

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New Hampshire innovator brands lightweight, insulative Terralite Cement mix

from Concrete Products -November 27, 2012

In its launch of Terralite Cement, designed with a proprietary blend of cement binders, special additives and a tiny, lightweight aggregate, Terra Bona emphasizes the material’s potential to deliver increased R-values and performance over conventional lightweight concrete...

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Lightweight Insulating Concrete

from Green Building Product News

Terralite Cement™ looks and feels like conventional concrete, but features some key enhancements that make it idea for green builders. It's supplied in 37 pound ready-mix sacks (good for 1.5 cubic feet), complete with its custom-designed lightweight aggregate...

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Lightweight Cement Features Increased R-Values

from Retrofit Magazine

Terra Bona Materials has launched Terralite Cement, a lightweight and thermally insulative material that delivers increased R-values and performance compared to conventional lightweight concrete. Terralite has been successfully used in Europe for more than a decade, resulting in energy-cost savings of up to 40 percent...

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Terralite is a Light New Insulative Cement

from JetsonGreen.com, Nov. 27th, 2012

Portland-based Terra Bona Materials launched Terralite Cement at Greenbuild this year hoping to deliver a product that meets the energy-efficiency demands of the greater building science community. Terralite is a "lightweight" product made with cement and an aggregate that includes expanded polystyrene. Marketing materials claim the product is 20% of the weight of traditional concrete and, according to company president Terry Cotton, insulative with an R-value of 1.8 per inch...

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Terra Bona Materials Launches Lightweight, Highly Insulative Cement Technology

Terra Bona Materials today announced the launch of Terralite Cement™, an innovative, lightweight and thermally insulative material that delivers increased R-Values and performance over conventional lightweight concrete, according to Terra Bona president Terry Cotton...

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