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Thabo Meletse

Supervised by Dr K.Marcus and sponsored by The City of Cape Town, Thabo is investigating low cost insulation. DIY (do it your self )-Home insulation Kit project is partnership project comprising the City of Cape Town and the Environmental Evaluation Unit of The University of Cape Town. The project aims to establish an enterprise project in Khayelitsha that produces and distributes DIY-home insulation kit for low income communities living in low cost housing and possibly shacks. Materials investigated for thermal insulation involve recycled materials like EXP (Expanded polystyrene etc.)