31 August 2014
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EuLA - Lime in mortars - Benefits of using lime based mortars (folder)

The European Lime Association (EuLA) commissioned an independent institute to provide an exhaustive overview of the internationally available scientific publications relating to mortar functionalities and performance of lime-based mortars.

To dissiminate the results of these research, EuLA has edited some leaflets in the form of a folder containing several inserts on key benefits of lime based mortars. You can download the full document, integrating all leaflets, on this page. Or you can continue reading and download each document individually.

Lime in mortars - Masonry mortars, plasters and renders - A proven sustainable and economic solution

The folder describes how masonry structures built with lime-based mortars are proven sustainable and economical solutions. In particular, these structures contribute to:

  • a healthy indoor environment,
  • improved aesthetics,
  • longer life of the building,
  • ease and low cost of maintenance.

The folder is complemented with 6 inserts: