VBriQ+ Lite

The VBriQ+ Lite system from Alumasc Facades comprises VBriQ+ clay brick slips on Alumasc Lite grey EPS insulation. The VBriQ+ Lite system provides a cost-effective way of replicating traditional brick constructions and meeting current thermal performance requirements in low-rise applications.

The VBriQ+ Lite system comprises the following components:

  • VBriQ+ clay brick slips
  • VBriQ+ Mortar Adhesive
  • Alumasc Scrim Adhesive
  • VBriQ+ Reinforcement Template
  • Alumasc insulation fixing
  • Alumasc Lite grey EPS insulation
  • Alumasc Bedding Adhesive
  • Substrate

Key Features

VBriQ+ Lite is an EWI system that is used to provide a traditional brick finish as part of a lightweight, durable and cost-effective system for low-rise applications. The VBriQ+ clay brick slip system 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

  • 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


  • VBriQ+ can be manufactured to virtually any UK brick specification
  • VBriQ slips can be supplied in a number of size formats
  • Excellent impact resistance makes VBriQ+ ideal for low level areas and feature bands
  • Hard-wearing and low maintenance finish
  • Highly resistant to frost damage


  • Masonry substrates
  • New build or refurbishment projects
  • Suitable for use on low-rise buildings (i.e. less than 18 m in height)
  • Can also be used in conjunction with Silkolitt Lite to create feature bands


Performance testing

ETAG004 Guideline for European Technical Approval of EWI Systems
ETAG017 Guideline for European Technical Approval of Venture Kits

Fire performance

V-BriQ+ Brick Slips – A1
V-BriQ+ Pointing Mortar – A1


>30 years

Impact resistance

Category I to ETAG004

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