Tagged: new homes

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...

Three years of Help to Buy – the figures

Three years of Help to Buy – the

by on Thursday 30 June, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The Department for Local Government and Communities has just released figures of the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme from its launch on 1 April 2013 until 31 March...

Know your site safety signs

Know your site safety signs

by on Tuesday 10 May, 2016 in New Homes

If you’re viewing a new home before a site is complete, it is vital to understand the important messages the site safety signs give. Health and safety signs are...

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

New home buyer satisfaction remains high

by on Tuesday 29 March, 2016 in Industry News, New Homes

The latest National New Home Customer Satisfaction Survey, carried out and analysed by NHBC on behalf of the Home Builders Federation has revealed that new home buyer...

Getting the most out of your new home technology

Getting the most out of your new home

by on Friday 18 March, 2016 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Many people struggle to get to grips with new home technology for the operation and maintenance of ventilation, solar, heat pump and control systems commonly used in...