There is a fabricated structure framework that has been picking up prevalence in Europe for quite a long while called Thermoplan or Zeigel Blocks. While I have no close to home involvement with this innovation, I can promptly observe its numerous points of interest. To the extent I realize this framework has not advanced over the sea to North America. From what I can assemble from the sites (referenced beneath), here are a portion of the focal points:
Thermoplan or Zeigel Blocks are terminated earth squares which use around 1/3 less vitality to make contrasted with solid squares, and around 2/3 less CO2. They are quick, straightforward and perfect for a self manufacturer to utilize. About half of German homes are made thusly and the innovation is spreading to different zones of Europe.