Subdivided into four sections: NHBC Standards; regulation and compliance; guidance and good practice; information and support. Includes updates on pitched roofs and the importance of correct detailing and specification (NHBC Standards Chapter 7.2), use of aircrete blocks below ground, multipoint door locks. Also contains updated statutory guidance for contaminated land, as well as articles on the Flood and Water Management Act, verification of ground gas protection measures, the Construction Glassfibre Manufacturers Association, NHBC Foundation and CPA publications. Also includes details of the latest training courses, downloads, contact details and NHBC technical events.
Technical Extra publication replaces Standards Extra and Sustainability Extra.
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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