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Latest Issue : Sept 2019

The September issue of Housebuilder & Developer includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

Features in this issue include:

  • The New Homes Ombudsman: concerns on implementation
    Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), welcomes the Government’s introduction of the New Homes Ombudsman, but says it needs to tread carefully on its implementation. See page 10…
  • Global change, local impacts
    The effects of climate change are being felt across the world, and closer to home. Beginning a new section on addressing the challenge, Jack Wooler takes an in-depth look at the construction sector impacts, and practical solutions. See page 36…
  • Be on the square
    Located in the centre of Mayfair, London, No.1 Grosvenor Square is set to open early next year – after having its historic brick facade painstakingly de- and then re-constructed. Charlie Walsh, sales director at Lodha UK, spoke to Housebuilder & Developer’s Jack Wooler about the project’s exceptional attention to detail. See page 24…
  • Assisted Living: Rising to the challenge of the futureproofed home
    Home lifts can offer mobility solutions for multigenerational living and add a design statement to flexible family homes of the future, but safety and sustainability are just as important as aesthetics, says David Schill of Aritco Lifts. See page 47…
  • Heating, Ventilation & Services: Demystifying ventilation
    With the growth of whole-house ventilation systems, ducting products and systems abound, specifying and installing them has become considerably more complex. Penny Jones of Domus Ventilation answers specifiers’ commonly asked questions when it comes to domestic ventilation ducting. See page 59…
  • Interiors: Making smart homes fit for the future
    Matt Nimmons of CEDIA EMEA discusses how to install smart home installations that can stand the test of time, and details the elements that need to be considered when designing a wider home integration project. See page 67…
  • Interiors: Contemporary tiling
    Interest in tiling as a stylish, hygienic and durable finish for domestic walls and floors has never been stronger. Here, The Tile Association (TTA) outlines some of the issues which housebuilders and developers need to be aware of. See page 69…

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