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Fibre Cement Board- Sustainable Building Material for a Greener Future

Fibre cement board is considered a sustainable building material due to several key reasons:

  1.    Raw Material Composition:Fiber cement boards are composed of special-grade cellulose fibre cement, fly ash, cotton rag pulp, recycled newsprint paper, and other binders These materials are natural and abundant, reducing the reliance on scarce resources.
  2.    Durability and Longevity:Fibre cement boards come with exceptional durability, resisting weathering, moisture, fire, and pests. Hence it reduces the need for frequent replacement thereby minimizing resource consumption.
  3.    Low Maintenance:Fiber cement boards require minimal maintenance over their lifespan. They do not rot, warp, or deteriorate easily, reducing the need for repairs and replacements, which in turn reduces waste generation.
  4.    Recyclability:Fiber cement boards can be fully recycled or reused at the end of their life cycle, minimizing waste sent to landfills. Other materials like plywood and gypsum are non-recyclable and produce unimaginable amounts of waste.
  5.    Energy Efficiency:Fiber cement boards possess excellent insulation properties. Their insulation properties help regulate interior temperatures, reducing the need for excessive heating or cooling, thus saving energy.
  6.    Reduction in Carbon Footprint:The manufacturing process of fibre cement boards consumes less energy compared to other materials and emits fewer greenhouse gases. Additionally, some manufacturers like ECOPRO incorporate eco-friendly production practices, reducing the overall carbon footprint. By incorporating fibre cement board in your project, you contribute to a circular economy by reducing waste.
  7.    Versatility and Design Options:These boards come in versatility in design, texture, and appearance, often mimicking the look of natural materials like wood or stone. This versatility allows for aesthetic options without relying on less sustainable resources.
  8.    Green Building Certifications:Some fibre cement boards meet specific green building certifications and standards, further validating their sustainability credentials. Like Ecopro fibre cement is GREENPRO CERTIFIED.
  9.    Health and Well-being:Fibre cement board contain ZERO VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) products, contributing to better indoor air quality, and promoting healthier living environments.



Ecopro fibre cement board from Sahyadri Industries Limited is a real-time solution for problems that affect the construction industry. EcoPro, made up using fly ash which is the waste of thermal power stations, cotton rag pulp, and recycled newsprint paper they are environmentally friendly & does not create heat island effects caused due to concrete slabs. These contribute towards achieving UNFCCC guidelines on global warming. EcoPro board is CE-certified and GreenPro certified.

With EcoPro Fibre cement, the customer gets to play with creative design ideas that could amplify his/her home appeal. Whether it’s wall panelling, seamless false ceilings, partition walls, kitchen cabinets, wardrobes, or even mezzanine flooring, EcoPro Fibre cement is just the right material to go for.