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Compressed Earth Block (CEB)

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Definition: Compressed Earth Blocks, or CEBs, are construction blocks made with clay, sand, and a stabilizing ingredient such as lime or Portland cement. The earth mixture is poured into a hydraulic press machine. Since they are machine-made, compressed earth blocks are uniform in size and shape.

To learn more about CEB construction, see How to Build an Earth Block Home.

Examples:

Homes at The Villages of Loreto Bay in Mexico are made with compressed earth blocks.

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