Offsite construction represents an opportunity to deliver on new targets for carbon reduction.
A recent article in Inside Housing reports on the keen interest from members of the JV North consortium to improve and seek solutions to future-proof homes for generations to come. “What really excites our members’ boards is exploring how we can make new homes eco-friendly as possible, both to construct and live in”.
The main form of heat loss in homes comes from ventilation and draughts, but with well-sealed shells the difference in tenants’ fuel bills will be significant.
The importance of building sustainably is well known and we want to push this, given that 14% of the total UK emissions come from energy use in the home.
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