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Timber Frame Saves Time & Money – OFFICIAL!
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TF Cheaper & Quicker According to a study by cost consultant Rider Levett Bucknall UK, timber frame construction is marginally cheaper than masonry but substantially quicker for affordable housing. They claim it as the industry’s first such construction cost comparison report.

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English Permissions in Principle now live – Neal Morris RIBA Practice Team
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PIP Applications From Friday 1 June applications for permission in principle (PIP) for small housing developments can be made to local authorities in England. Detailed guidance is available here.

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Green Light for Energy Efficient Mortgages – RICS
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Pilot Scheme Launched June 14th marked an important milestone for the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative – it’s Pilot Scheme was officially launched in Windsor.

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Overheating reduces new homes user comfort
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Architects & Housebuilders Failing By not sufficiently considering overheating problems, architects and house builders are letting down the environmental performance of otherwise energy efficient new homes and reducing occupier wellbeing.

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10,000 p.a. Modular Home Target  – Construction Manager
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Modular SIPs for LCC Developer-constructor Low Carbon Construction plans to build 10,000 affordable homes a year using its modular SIPs system. Owner Simon Allso explains his ambitions and his thinking to Will Mann of Construction Manager.

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Modular House for URBAN SPLASH
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Clean Contemporary Look “The latest model of factory-built home for developer Urban Splash has a clean, contemporary look”, says AJ’s Rob Wilson, as reported by Offsite Hub..

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Building Skills for Offsite
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Training for Innovations Needed The construction industry is changing and needs a workforce that is trained in new and innovative offsite methods to meet the sector’s future needs. …

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London Funds Offsite Homes Standardisation – Off-Site Hub
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Solving the Capital’s Housing Crisis The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is funding a project promoting the standardisation of precision manufactured homes in a bid to solve the capital’s housing crisis. Khan outlined his plans in a letter former Deputy Mayor of London and London Assembly member Nicky Gavron. The project is to be led […]

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Off-Site to the Fore – Off-Site Hub
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Centre-stage at Housing 2018 Apart from two live builds in the off-site demonstration village there were sessions galore on building better faster. Speakers included Nick Walkley, chief executive, Homes England, Mark Farmer, author, ‘Modernise or Die’ and David Cowans, chief executive, Places for People. Plus a keynote address from The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, […]

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Cheap Skips to Hire Near You! – Skip Hire Price Comparison.
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Cheap Skips to Hire Near You! – Skip Hire Price Comparison. Are you unsure what size skip you might need? You can read our online price and size guides to help you to determine what size skip you might need to hire and how much it should cost you.

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1/3rd Homeowners Prefer Female Trades
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Females Preferred As reported in Construction Buzz #157, a third of UK home owners would rather hire a female builder, as opposed to a male builder, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

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