Scaling new heights in zero-carbon housing

Olcayto, Rory
August 2007
Building Design;8/31/2007, Issue 1785, p15
Trade Publication
The article examines the practicality of lightweight construction in zero-carbon housing in Great Britain. It is speculated whether lightweight construction is a pragmatic way of complying with the Code for Sustainable Homes. Factors amplified in lightweight construction methods are airtightness, product availability, construction quality and energy supply. INSET: TESTING THERMAL MASS PRODUCTS.


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