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Housing Minister launches homes of the future competition

Housing Minister launches homes of the future competition

by on Wednesday 4 March, 2020 in Industry News, New Homes

Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has invited the housing industry to submit ideas for the homes of the future for a new competition. The competition aims to...

Thermal imaging explained in new NHBC Foundation guide

Thermal imaging explained in new NHBC Foundation guide

by on Thursday 30 January, 2020 in Industry News, New Homes

In a typical existing British home, up to one third of the heat produced by the heating system can be lost through the roof, ceiling and walls*. When carried out...

On-trend shades: colours of the year 2020

On-trend shades: colours of the year 2020

by on Thursday 19 December, 2019 in Homeowner advice, Industry News, New Homes

Those seeking to redecorate in 2020 should take inspiration from the natural world, according to experts from the paint industry. Gone are 2019’s earthy hues; the...

New guide offers top tips to prevent moisture in new-build homes

New guide offers top tips to prevent moisture

by on Tuesday 5 November, 2019 in Homeowner advice, Industry News, New Homes

As winter approaches - are you concerned about moisture in your new home? A new guide published today by the UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings (UKCMB) and supported by...

Urban house value boosted by proximity to public green space

Urban house value boosted by proximity to public

by on Wednesday 16 October, 2019 in Industry News, Moving Homes

Homes close to parks, public gardens, playing fields and other public green spaces in England and Wales are more expensive than they would be if they were further away,...

Traditionally built homes embracing innovation

Traditionally built homes embracing innovation

by on Monday 7 October, 2019 in Industry News, New Homes

Three in four new homes currently being built are using ‘traditional’ construction, but they contain a wealth of innovation, according to a new report from NHBC...

Top tips to keep out the ‘school run’ burglars

Top tips to keep out the ‘school run’

by on Thursday 29 August, 2019 in Homeowner advice, Industry News

September is just around the corner, it’s that time of year when we’re settling into the new school year and wondering when to put the heating back on! Not only is...

Find an award winning site near you

Find an award winning site near you

by on Wednesday 3 July, 2019 in Industry News, Moving Homes, New Homes

If you’re looking to buy a new-build home, location and quality are the key factors in your decision making. Find out if the homes you are looking at are on award...

Quality Award winners named in NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2019

Quality Award winners named in NHBC Pride in

by on Tuesday 18 June, 2019 in Industry News, New Homes

Nearly 450 UK site managers have won a Quality Award in the first round of the NHBC Pride in the Job competition 2019. Now in its 39th year, Pride in the Job is the...

How well do you know your onsite Health and Safety?

How well do you know your onsite Health

by on Thursday 23 May, 2019 in Homeowner advice, Industry News

If you work on a construction site, or will be visiting one, test how well you know your onsite health and safety in our interactive quiz. (function(d,s,id){var...