AIM C4 - Vacupor vacuum insulation panels product (VIP)

  • 4-2-2010

Vacupore vacuum insulation panels product  (VIP)  . Envirohomes was invited to an initial Sandpit day at the BRE in Watford on 29th March.

AIM C4 is a unique partnership of companies, created to research, develop and pioneer the volume production of low carbon homes for the future.

The AIMC4 consortium will develop and apply innovative materials, products and process to meet the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes level 4 energy performance, without the use of renewable technologies, thus embedding reduced carbon emissions within the fabric performance of the dwelling.


The six consortium members are developers Stewart Milne Group, Barratt Developments PLC and Crest Nicholson PLC who will be responsible for the design and build of a minimum of 12 world class energy efficient homes; Oxford Brookes University who will analyse and evaluate both the performance of the homes and the occupants behaviours once the homes have been sold and are occupied; the Building Research Establishment (BRE) advising on innovative solutions and evaluating the technical issues; and H+H UK ltd, an innovative supplier of Aircrete concrete products.

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