Bricklayers are building as a team

Brad Belden discusses operations at the Redland Brick KF plant in South Windsor which his family runs, and how energy costs compared to their other facilities are exponentially higher due to infrastructure constraints.

Right now, the KF plant pays 70 percent more for natural gas than its counterparts in areas with more pipeline capacity, like Ohio. That figures balloons to two and a half times more when other expenses, including transportation costs and additional charges, are factored in — a steep price tag for a business still recovering from lower demand triggered by the last recession.

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