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NHBC Technical newsletter - February 2012

Technical Extra 06

NHBC Technical newsletter - February 2012

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Technical Extra

Abstract

Subdivided into three sections: NHBC Standards; guidance and good practice; information and support. Includes updates on low or zero carbon technologies (NHBC Standards Chapter 3.1), residual cavities, vapour permeable roof underlays and also looks at when windows and doors become walls. Also includes articles and guidance on: façade systems, long span profile decking composite floors and light gauge steel frame construction. Contains details of training courses, downloads, contact details and NHBC technical events.

History

Technical Extra publication replaces Standards Extra and Sustainability Extra.

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Publisher History

Formed in 1936, the NHBC is the standard setting body for new and newly converted homes in the UK.


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