A four stage model for planning new homes advocating occupier-focussed, 'fabric first' approaches, ensuring insulation, airtightness and ventilation provide the best practical performance before low carbon technologies are applied.
Categorised by NHBC Foundation as Guide.
The NHBC Foundation - National House Building Council's independent research institution - was established in January 2006 in partnership with the BRE Trust.
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