What is Leca® LWA
Leca® LWA is a well-proven, high quality, efficient and durable lightweight aggregate suitable for a wide range of applicants in the construction sector. It is a sustainable construction material packed with properties that improve the economic, social and environmental performance of a building or infrastructure over its whole lifetime.
To produce expanded clay high temperatures are necessary and the production is therefore energy intensive.
Expanded clay is a well-proven, high quality, efficient and durable lightweight aggregate suitable for a wide range of applicants in the construction sector.
Expanded clay is a unique lightweight aggregate with versatile applications, the only "all in one" aggregate with sustainable use "everywhere".
Sustainability is part of our DNA - our everyday way of working. We produce sustainable building materials with the maximum care for our employees, customers and the environment. We have a strong commitment to improve our carbon footprint with a goal to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by 50% before 2030. As part of the Saint-Gobain group we are committed to follow the Groups environmental goals; being Carbon Neutral in 2050. We will achieve these goals mainly by substituting the consumption of fossil fuels with green energy. But we also aim to improve the circular economy of our products and services.
Leca Portugal SA invests in green energy
Leca Portugal SA is creating a solar park to produce electricity for its Avelar factory in Leiria.
How LECA has established their sustainable goals
Global warming is a true reality. The temperature is raising, the glaciers are melting and sea levels are rising.