A report by property specialist Sellhousefast.uk revealed that this was followed by straw bales (69%), timbercrete (61%), recycled plastics (56%), ferrock (47%), hempcrete (44%) and cork (38%).
In total, 582 AECs were surveyed to identify the eco-friendly building materials that the professionals expected the property industry to increase usage of in 2020.
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Robby du Toit, managing director at Sellhousefast.uk, said: “The property industry is more eco-conscious than ever before.
“This has led to a surge in the innovation and development of eco-friendly building materials.
“As professionals become better acquainted with the properties and benefits of different eco-friendly building materials, their adoption rate in construction projects can expect to see a positive increase.
“This research certainly highlights the eco-friendly building materials that will have a big impact in 2020.”