Thermally insulating, load-bearing bulk aggregate made from 100% recycled glass

  • High thermal insulation properties – R 1.7 per compacted inch.
  • Very water permeable – Glavel’s cells remain dry, interstitial spaces allow water to drain off .
  • Excellent frost resistant properties and protection against frost heave of foundations/roadbeds
  • Resistant to nearly all acids, bases, bacteria, frost, aging, rotting, wetness and rodents.
  • Environmentally-friendly recycled glass has an excellent energy balance.
  • Inert material when exposed to soil, qualifies as “clean fill”
  • Lightweight – Glavel weighs only 9.5 lbs per cubic foot.
  • Non-combustible – Glass does not burn.

Download the Glavel Product Spec-sheet