VBriQ Lite

The VBriQ Lite system from Alumasc Facades by K Rend comprises the VBriQ synthetic brick slip finish on Alumasc Facades by K Rend Lite grey EPS insulation board. VBriQ Lite replicates the appearance of brick without many of the constraints associated with brick-based construction, due to the simplicity of installation, its lightweight nature and its energy efficient manufacture.

This BBA-approved system comprises the following components:

  • VBriQ synthetic brick slips
  • VBriQ Adhesive
  • Alumasc Facades by K Rend Silicone Primer
  • Alumasc Facades by K Rend Base Coat
  • Alumasc Facades by K Rend Scrim Reinforcement
  • Alumasc Facades by K Rend insulation fixing
  • Alumasc Facades by K Rend Lite grey EPS insulation
  • Alumasc Facades by K Rend Bedding Adhesive
  • Substrate

Key Features

VBriQ Lite is a cost-effective and lightweight method of achieving a contemporary brick appearance on both low- and high-rise properties. Alumasc Facades by K Rend Lite grey EPS insulation provides the requisite thermal performance in a lightweight and cost-effective manner. The VBriQ Lite synthetic brick slips can be manufactured to replicate almost any brick type and used in conjunction with a range of mortar colours to achieve the design intent of the architect.

Key Performance Criteria:

  • Fire performance: B-s1,d0
  • Thermal performance: Typical U Values are:
    • 90 mm Lite insulation ~ 0.30 W/m2K
    • 120 mm Lite insulation ~ 0.25 W/m2K
    • 160 mm Lite insulation ~ 0.19 W/m2K


  • BBA Certificate 00/3766 PS3


  • VBriQ finishes can replicate any UK brick’s colour and texture
  • VBriQ slips can be supplied in a number of size formats
  • VBriQ slips are lightweight – at c. 4.5 kg/m2
  • VBriQ is cost-effective to transport (up to 6,000 m2 of bricks can be transported per truck)
  • VBriQ is manufactured using just c. 12% of the energy to produce traditional bricks
  • Quick and simple to install (often upwards of 10 m2/day)
  • High UV resistance to ensure that the original brick colour is maintained


  • Masonry substrates
  • New build or refurbishment projects
  • Suitable for use above 18 m in conjunction with fire breaks
  • Can also be used to create feature bands next to rendered walls

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System approvals

BBA Approved – Certificate 00/3766 PS3
NHBC Accepted

Performance testing

ETAG004 Guideline for European Technical Approval of EWI Systems

Fire performance

Class 0 surface spread of flame
B-s1,d0 reaction to fire classification according to BS EN 13501-1
Approved for use in constructions with height greater than 18 m (i.e. high-rise) in compliance with BR135


> 30 years

Impact resistance

Category I to ETAG004

BBA Certificates (.pdf)

VBriQ Lite (Grey EPS) BBA Certificate

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