Original Habla Zig-Zag Kiln Technology

Addressing Urgent Brick Industry Issues

Addressing Brick Industry Issues

Measurable environmental, economic, social & health solutions to an industry seeking solutions…

Energy/Fuel Efficient, Cost Effective

The proven HZZK is the most energy efficient brick kiln technology yet invented.

Addressing Social + Workplace Issues

Recognises and addresses social and workplace issues of the brick industry.

Significant Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Lowest CO2 emissions of any kiln on the market with close to 100% fuel combustion.

HZZK: Different to all Other Zig-Zags

The original zig-zag technology includes all features critical to zig-zag efficiency.

Proven & Tested Technology

Both emission and fuel results from the authentic Habla kiln in South Africa surpassed expectations…

SOuth African Habla Zig-Zag Kiln

Habla Zig-Zag Kiln Proven Results

The HZZK successfully replaced the high-polluting, energy intensive South African clamp kiln in 2016. Independent Energy Balance and Emissions reports show excellent results.
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Independent Energy Balance and Emissions monitoring of the Habla Kilns produced outstanding results. The Habla Kiln reduced the energy consumption by 82% (compared to the Clamp Kiln), more than halved emissions of CO2 per brick, and reduced particulate matter emissions (PM) by over 90%.

Swisscontact (SC) South Africa
SC Project Manager

Brick kilns are a major contributor to climate change and a significant source of CO2, GHG emissions and short-lived climate pollutants, particularly atmospheric black carbon. HZZK has shown how its energy-efficient, low carbon kilns could change lives and have a real impact in addressing climate change.

WINNER: UNAA Business Climate Action Award
Judges said…

The project is a successful example of a clean technology transfer project from a developed country to a developing country… The HZZK model can be replicated throughout the developing world to curb brick sector-related black carbon and greenhouse gas emissions.

FINALIST: Inaugural Climate & Clean Air (CCAC) Award
COP23 Judges said…

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