Carbon Footprint of the Tree House

 

Element

SEED Homes
Floor area 250 m2

(Tonnes CO2)

Typical Scottish home
Floor area 250m2

(Tonnes CO2)

Foundations & Slab 14.15 9.25
Wall section -12.22 21
Party walls -3.43 0
Roof -1.71 11.25
Porch roof 0.03 0.00
1st floor -8.02 -0.45
Partition walls -5.11 0.68

TOTAL

-16.33 tonnes

41.73 tonnes

 

 

Element

SEED Homes
Floor area 100 m2

(Tonnes CO2)

Typical Scottish home
Floor area 100m2

(Tonnes CO2)

Foundations & Slab 5.66 3.40
Wall section -4.89 8.4
Party walls -1.37 0
Roof -0.68 4.50
Porch roof 0.01 0.00
1st floor -3.21 -0.18
Partition walls -2.04 0.27

TOTAL

-6.53 tonnes

16.93 tonnes

 

This means our house absorbs Carbon Dioxide, just like a tree.