Until the Modularists can produce attractive and varied buildings that are cheaper and quicker to erect than site assembled timber frame homes then it seems to me that a ton of money is going to be lost.
A good, commonsense article that is a welcome change from the propaganda spewed out by the hysterical, humourless and hyperbolic extinction brigade.
Why should the construction industry bear the burden of reducing our heat output?
Why not mandate the clothing industry to increase the R-value of their products?
Legislation could then be implemented to decrease the allowable inside temperature of dwellings by at least two degrees, thereby saving more energy than any quick fix the building industry could soon devise.
For the life of me, I can't understand this obsession with wrapping buildings with very expensive cedar. Certainly it will last; equally so, it will darken to a dismal shade of black or grey in a few years time and present a depressing sight to all who live nearby.
Shock!! Horror!! No flat roofs.
That we should be good stewards of the earth is not in contention; But, when a brainwashed snotbrat in the person of Greta Thunberg is lauded as a saviour of the planet and given obeisance far above her station by the great and the good then we are in deep trouble.
The Red Guards, the Soviet Pioneers, the Hitler Youth. Be very afraid.