• Engineering
  • Published 2016

With UK Government targeting one million new homes by 2020, how far do structural insulated panels go to provide affordable, eco-friendly housing?

@inproceedings{Macdonald2016WithUG,
  title={With UK Government targeting one million new homes by 2020, how far do structural insulated panels go to provide affordable, eco-friendly housing?},
  author={Jack Macdonald},
  year={2016}
}
There is currently a housing crisis in the UK. The average house prices in England have increased 166% since 1999 due to a continuously growing population, and a lack of sufficient housing. There is a need for a large number of new homes to be built as quickly as possible to ease this current housing crisis. The UK housing sector contributes 132 million ton of CO2e annually (Cuellar-Franca & Azapagic, 2012, p. 99), this accounts for 23% of all total GWP emissions produced in the UK. A Life… CONTINUE READING