High energy saving potential with the new Enviro kiln concept

To drastically reduce the energy requirement for clay brick firing, Keller HCW has radically revisited the principle of the countertravel kiln and created a new sustainable kiln concept. With the new Enviro kiln, the energy consumption of a roof tile plant, for example, can be reduced by about 30%.

1 Introduction

The turnaround in the energy policy is a task for society as a whole. It has been the subject of discussion in Germany for years and is meanwhile supported by a majority of the population and the political leaders. The plan is to switch the energy supply in Germany to the greatest possible extent to renewable energy sources by 2050. Equally important in this context is energy efficiency, which has been receiving increasing attention in public discussions for some time now. Keller HCW has committed itself to sustainably increasing energy efficiency in brick plants with the aim of...

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