"The Effect of Design and Building Materials on Structure," by Dennis Dowling, published in Property Professional Magazine, Autumn 2019. Dennis Dowling draws on his experience as a premier builder of high-performance homes to discuss the pros and cons of building with various materials, including Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), Structured Insulated Panels (SIPs) and traditional timber frames.
You cannot ‘build your way out of bad design’ – so what materials do you need to consider at the design stage in order to build a strong, warm and healthy home?
Our homes are easier to heat and require less energy to maintain a comfortable temperature throughout all seasons.
Regardless of how involved you are in choosing materials for your new home, make sure you ask these questions to ensure you are confident about the decisions that are being made.
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