Tagged: new homes

Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC Foundation

Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC

by on Wednesday 19 September, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

The link between inadequate housing and poor physical and mental health that costs the NHS £2.5 bn a year is among the key themes of a new NHBC Foundation...

New homes – out with the old, in with the new

New homes – out with the old, in

by on Monday 13 August, 2018 in New Homes

If you’re looking to move home any time soon you may be weighing up the pros and cons of buying a new property over an older one.  Whilst an older house may capture...

Futurology: the new home in 2050

Futurology: the new home in 2050

by on Wednesday 6 June, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

Futurology: the new home in 2050, is the latest report commissioned by the NHBC Foundation, which provides research and guidance to support the house-building industry....

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for spring and summer

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for

by on Wednesday 28 February, 2018 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

With Spring just around the corner, there are some jobs you can do to help prepare your garden ready for the arrival of the warmer months. Planting trees and shrubs...

7 autumn tips to prepare your garden for winter and spring

7 autumn tips to prepare your garden for

by on Thursday 30 November, 2017 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

As we approach the shortest days of the year, and the coldest, the last thing most homeowners will want to think about is getting out in the garden to do some clipping...

New build homes save owners £629 a year on energy bills

New build homes save owners £629 a year

by on Friday 20 October, 2017 in New Homes

New build homes in England and Wales are considerably more energy efficient than their predecessors, saving owners hundreds of pounds a year in energy bills, a new...

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in the Job

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in

by on Friday 16 June, 2017 in Industry News

The first round of winning site managers in NHBC's Pride in the Job Awards 2017, now in its 37th year, has been announced, with around 450 site managers recognised for...

UK’s safest house builders honoured

UK’s safest house builders honoured

by on Wednesday 24 May, 2017 in Industry News

NHBC has announced today the winners of the first round of its annual Health and Safety Awards; the UK's only awards scheme to honour the safest house...

Planting new trees near your home

Planting new trees near your home

by on Wednesday 22 March, 2017 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

It’s the most popular time of year for decorating and renovating your home and it is also a good time for planting trees and shrubs ready for those lazy days in the...

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

by on Friday 21 October, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

Energy consumption in new homes could be halved if more focus is put on the shape and form of housing being built, the a report from the NHBC Foundation has...