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Our mission is to radically improve the sustainability of materials used in the construction industry.”

Mark Nichols, Chairman of Encos

Encos masonry products literally lock carbon into the fabric of buildings.

Manufactured from recovered aggregates and a patented vegetable oil based binder, encosol™, using a low energy process, the net carbon neutral or better bricks and slips can have all the beauty, strength and performance of their traditional counterparts, without the environmental impacts.

Key Benefits


  • Excellent performance and durability
  • Choice of colours
  • Textures and sizes
  • Thermal insulation values are better than most traditional clay based products
  • Compatible with industry standard mortars and adhesives
  • 100% recyclable
  • Ultra-low carbon footprint and low embedded energy

Manufacturing process:

  • Manufactured from recovered/renewable materials
  • Manufactured using a carbon negative biopolymer; encosol™
  • Low energy manufacturing process
  • Minimal water used in manufacturing process
  • Zero waste from manufacturing process
  • encoslips™ are manufactured as tiles
  • Not cut from bricks or blocks, reducing waste

Latest News

  • Encos at Bauma

    From 15th to 21st April the world’s biggest construction machinery show, bauma, provided an impressive backdrop for the Encos range of revolutionary carbon […]

  • Croda and Encos agree long term supply arrangements for the major ingredient of EncoSol

    A product based on rapeseed has been chosen for use in the binder used in the carbon-neutral masonry units developed by Encos Ltd. […]

  • Encos commence scale production trials at S Morris’ facility in Somerset

    A comprehensive programme of production trials of the carbon neutral bricks (Encobricks) developed by Encos Ltd began today at facilities owned and operated […]