Building materials required for ‘unbelievable’ sheds
Building materials are required for many houses in the U.S. to remain habitable, but it’s often not as easy to get as it is in Australia.
According to a recent report from a U.K. think tank, Australian-based CERIS, Australians need about 10 times more building materials than people in the United States.CERIS found that the average U.B.I. household required 2,800 pounds of building materials in 2015, compared to just 800 pounds in the UK.
While this might sound like a lot of material, it’s actually less than a third of the U,S.
average, according to the report.
In Australia, the average household requires about 8,000 pounds of materials.CERS noted that the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE and Bahrain had the lowest building materials requirements in the report, with the United Nations World Food Programme recommending an average of 2,200 pounds per household.
“The U.N. is the only country where the average amount of building material is less than the U