Includes articles on Home Information Packs (HIPs) and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), a risk-based approach to ground gases, roofing issues, and raised timber decking (extended balconies).
This document is no longer available from the original publisher, therefore the status is unconfirmed. The NHBC Technical newsletters Standards Extra and Sustainability Extra were replaced by Technical Extra in 2011.
Formed in 1936, the NHBC is the standard setting body for new and newly converted homes in the UK.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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