Subdivided into four sections: NHBC Standards; regulation and compliance; guidance and good practice; information and support. Includes updates on NHBC Standards 2013 edition, gas flues in voids, access and facilities for the Fire and Rescue Service, Health and Safety - fee for intervention and the Flood and Water Management Act. Also covers verification of cover systems - testing criteria for subsoil and topsoil, fireplace surrounds and log retaining walls. 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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