An Analysis on Low Cost and Energy Efficient Materials for Sustainable Housing

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2020 by IJETT Journal
Volume-68 Issue-2
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : V. Nandhini, D. Ambika, V. Sampath Kumar, S. Dhinu Priya, G. Poovizhi, V.Santha Rubini
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I2P215S


MLA Style: V. Nandhini, D. Ambika, V. Sampath Kumar, S. Dhinu Priya, G. Poovizhi, V. Santha Rubini. "An Analysis on Low Cost and Energy Efficient Materials for Sustainable Housing" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.2 (2020):88-96.

APA Style:V. Nandhini, D. Ambika, V. Sampath Kumar, S. Dhinu Priya, G. Poovizhi, V. Santha Rubini. An Analysis on Low Cost and Energy Efficient Materials for Sustainable Housing  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(2),88-96.

One of the necessities of human beings is suitable housing. At current, there are millions of people without an appropriate roof over their heads. The world requires environmentally friendly, sustainable housing of low cost to afford to house for the millions of impoverished peoples. Housing construction should tame the existing method of conventional construction, which is affluent and has meager thermal performance and ignores the substantial environmental impact of high embodied energy of the building process. Consequently, there is a requirement for developing better low-cost sustainable building techniques. In this paper, an eco-friendly residential building and low-cost building are identified, and the materials used in those buildings are identified. The cost of each material is collected, and it helps to know the low cost and energy-efficient materials for construction. Few green building materials are also identified, which can be used for sustainable housing.


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Eco-friendly material, Energy-efficient material, Low cost and Sustainable housing.