Evaluation of Environmental Pollution of Housing Industry and Introduction of Modern Methods of Construction

Yanshun Wang
2022 BCP Business & Management  
Using data compiled from Powell's and Rosa's research on the CO2 emissions generated by houses at different stages of their lives, the paper examines and analyses the UK's externalities generated by residential properties and their environmental impacts. The paper also estimates that a single house's scale of ecological externalities is equivalent to 270 tonnes of carbon emissions. In the second half of the research, the paper focuses on the MMC construction system, which Innerspace Ltd
more » ... y introduced. On average, MMC homes reduce CO2 and annual Kw usage by c60% below current building regulations. By analysing company financial data and market status, research concludes that the sustainability of the MMC system and its accessibility for providing a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective in the UK.
doi:10.54691/bcpbm.v23i.1452 fatcat:gegcsc4uz5gdnlntrkwrijrmai