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NF85

House building: a century of innovation

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NF84

At your services: what to expect during commissioning

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NF83

Watts in store? Introduction to energy storage batteries for homes

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NF82

Modern methods of construction: who’s doing what?

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NF81

40 facts: homes, housing and house building today

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House building: a century of innovation

Despite outward appearances, the construction of British homes appear to have remained unchanged for centuries and yet they currently incorporate forms of construction that were once seen as “modern methods of construction” (MMC).

NHBC Foundation’s latest report ‘House building: a century of innovation’ looks at technology, materials and construction methods used in building the modern home, charting the progress made over the last century.

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Latest news releases

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

As winter approaches – are you concerned about moisture in…

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Traditionally built homes embracing innovation

Three in four new homes currently being built are using…

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New guidance on commissioning services in new homes

The NHBC Foundation today publishes a guide that helps site…

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Recent Publications

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Moisture in new homes: a guide for occupants

This guide explains where moisture comes from and how to maintain the right moisture balance.

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NF85

House building: a century of innovation

This guide looks at the evolution of the traditionally built house.

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NF84

At your services: what to expect during commissioning

This guide highlights what site managers should expect to observe during commissioning activities.

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Foundation Facts

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

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