What is most economical EPS or Hollow blocks


Junior Member
Between Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and hollow blocks. which one is economical when used to cast the floor slab.
Am asking this in terms of capital and labour used during the works.

Dnyan Deshmukh

Staff member
From capital point of view, you can compare the local rates in your are and feasibility of it.

From labour point of view EPS will be easier and require less manpower.

Note: i have never used such things, so i may be wrong.