Flat-pack homes & profit-sharing retrofits making sustainable affordable

Wealth-generating, flat-pack solar houses and a profit-sharing scheme that incentivises retrofitting are bringing sustainable living to people who would otherwise not be able to afford it. “One of the biggest problems that we see right now is (the creation of) a big gap between the lower and the middle classes. Everyone is talking about this growing inequality gap,” said Bart Glowacki, co-founder of┬áSOLACE, a start-up based in Warsaw, Poland, set up with the aim of making sustainable housing widely affordable. Tighter mortgage controls, job insecurity and high student debts has meant that it is increasingly difficult for young people to buy their own homes.

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Source: Phys.org