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Recycled materials at heart of RuralZED ecohouse launch

An eco-building system set to revolutionise the industry has used recycled materials to achieve its exemplar green rating. At its launch, RuralZED, a carbon neutral, affordable house, achieved a code level 6, the highest level in the Code for Sustainable Homes.Materials designer ZEDfactory architect Matthew Hoad explained: The core building materials, or building fabric needs very little energy because the house is south facing and has been designed to make use of the thermal ...