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Latest Issue : Sept/Oct 2021

The September/October 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:

  • Rural communities are missing out
    Patrick Mooney, housing consultant and news editor of Housing, Management & Maintenance argues that rural communities are being built in lieu of vital infrastructure due to conversions. See page 16…
  • Delivering the Future Homes Standard
    Housebuilder & Developer’s research study explores some of the barriers to, and benefits of, the Future Homes Standard. See page 37…
  • Building Fabric: Combat condensation
    Condensation can be miserable and unhealthy for homeowners, and so prevention is key for any new build residential project. Martin Panes of Altaterra explores solutions, including roof windows. See page 55…
  • Building Fabric: Shedding some light
    Mark Pardoe of Roofglaze explores how housebuilders and developers can use rooflights to make the most out of the crucial benefits of daylight for their customers. See page 59…
  • Heating, Ventilation & Services: Pumped up
    John Morris of Grant UK dispels some common myths around heat pumps, which are being hailed as the key means of heating homes to comply with the Future Homes Standard. See page 67…
  • Insulation: Go beyond the minimum on acoustics
    Rob Crampton of Hush Acoustics explains why investment in acoustic insulation will result in a higher level of satisfaction for customers. See page 71…
  • Interiors: Sink to the top
    Dave Mayer of Reginox explores the latest trends in sinks and taps that he says housebuyers are searching for. See page 75…
  • Interiors: The lockdown legacy
    Housebuilders, specifiers and developers are confronting new consumer demands for flexibility in post-pandemic Britain, says LouiseWalters, commercial director for Designer Contracts. See page 79…
  • Safety & Security: Stay ahead of fire door regs
    Helen Hewitt of the BritishWoodworking Federation (BWF) explains the importance of third-party certification in the context of the upcoming building safety legislation. See page 91…

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