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Latest Issue : Apr/May 2022

The April/May 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:

  • Micro solutions to macro problems
    A new modular build to rent scheme which offers young homeless people the chance to have a home in central London at a reduced rate has broken ground. See page 24…
  • Raising the standard
    The developers behind an award-winning development in Wiltshire talk to Jack Wooler about how they have included higher-end features as standard, and blended with the historic context. See page 30…
  • Industry Viewfinder: Future-proofing against floods
    Housebuilder and Developer surveyed readers to discover their opinions on – and experience of – introducing SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems); the key means of mitigating schemes’ impact on flooding. Here are the revealing survey findings. See page 39…
  • Building Fabric: Get on top of the Part L Challenge
    Changes to Part L of the Building Regulations are planned to come into effect later this year as part of the Future Homes Standard, meaning a 31% reduction in new build carbon emissions. Stuart Nicholson of Marley explores why the inclusion of solar PV roofing could be a key solution. See page 53…
  • Finance & Insurance: The right cover 
    Dean Stritch of LABC Warranty describes what to look for when choosing a warranty provider for your development, including for MMC projects. See page 63…
  • Heating, Ventilation & Services: A healthy approach to indoor air quality
    Stephan Lang of Daikin explains how ‘whole-building approaches’ to heating, ventilation and air conditioning in new build homes can balance energy efficiency and the vital need to improve indoor air quality. See page 73…
  • Interiors: The levelling-up agenda
    Neil Sanders of F. Ball and Co talks through the steps to ensuring a flawless finish when installing floorcoverings using Luxury Vinyl Tiles. See page 79…
  • Landscaping & External Finishes: Aluminium: The best for balconies?
    With combustible materials banned in the external walls of high-rise buildings, the industry has had to adjust to a new design environment. However as AliDeck’s Richard Izzard explains, it hasn’t always been a smooth transition for balconies. See page 87…

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