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The advantages of new homes

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The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design

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Underfloor Heating – a guide for house builders

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The NHBC Foundation's online film aimed directly at young people

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Modern methods of construction: views from the industry

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Retirement housing: residents’ experiences

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New from the NHBC Foundation

NF73 The advantages of new homes

This fully-illustrated guide sets out the advantages of buying a new home. It uses consumer-friendly images and commentary to compare new with old and highlight the key potential benefits for buyers of new homes. House builders can download core content from this guide for use in their own promotional material.

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Latest news releases

The advantages of new homes


Families living in new homes slash fuel bills by half…

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Efficiently-shaped homes could significantly reduce energy consumption

Energy demand in new homes could be halved if more…

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Fresh guidance for house builders on underfloor heating

New guidance outlining best practice for the installation of underfloor…

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Recent Publications

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The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design

This report highlights the energy saving benefits of choosing efficient forms of housing.

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Underfloor Heating – a guide for house builders

This new guide for house builders and designers, highlights the key considerations when selecting...

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Modern methods of construction: views from the industry

NF70 Modern methods of construction (MMC). Reports on the level of adoption of MMC...

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Foundation Facts

Foundation Facts showcases recent research and guidance completed by the NHBC Foundation.

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