EPS Panel and its relevancy for Bangladesh.
The population of Bangladesh has a large number residing in the rural areas. The majority of house stock belonging to this group consists of building material like, mud, hay straws, jute sheets, bamboos and corrugated sheets. The basic reason for using these as building material is, its low purchasing price, although these material have less stability and no water resistance, still it’s used by the rural population as its readily available and they are used to its construction method.
EPS Panels, cost is higher than the locally used material but, when compared to its life span and maintenance, it would be cheaper with added advantages of insulation and water proof properties.
Corrugated sheets impose health hazards and that rust in water; EPS Panels are eco-friendly and does not get rusted with time.
The move towards making EPS Panels for low –income group is…
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