• The LPG option for off-mains developments

    Ian Digby from Calor, explains why LPG offers an affordable and efficient solution for new housing develo ...

    Ian Digby from Calor, explains why LPG offers an affordable and efficient solution for new housing developments built off the mains gas grid. ...

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  • Heating system efficiency

    When specifying a heating system for a new build property, there are a wide variety of considerations tha ...

    When specifying a heating system for a new build property, there are a wide variety of considerations that housebuilders need to take into account to make sure that the heating system can produce maxi ...

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  • Ensure the Energy Performance of new homes

    How the Assured Performance Process can help to reduce the performance risk of new homes and make sure th ...

    How the Assured Performance Process can help to reduce the performance risk of new homes and make sure they deliver as anticipated. ...

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  • Twyford’s water saving ideas

    Cut down on water wastage while maintaining the quality homebuyers demand. ...

    Cut down on water wastage while maintaining the quality homebuyers demand. ...

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  • SAP energy costs

    Thanks to energy assessors and the powerful energy performance software they use, house builders are savi ...

    Thanks to energy assessors and the powerful energy performance software they use, house builders are saving significant costs. ...

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  • Developing luxury homes

    Stephen Smith, Director of Sherland Heights Ltd, is currently developing eight luxury homes in an exclusi ...

    Stephen Smith, Director of Sherland Heights Ltd, is currently developing eight luxury homes in an exclusive gated development at Stonegallows near Taunton. He chatted to PHPD about the challenges face ...

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  • Bathroom options

    Steve Kaye, Marketing Director at HiB, discusses some of the ways housebuilders can add the ‘wow’ factor ...

    Steve Kaye, Marketing Director at HiB, discusses some of the ways housebuilders can add the ‘wow’ factor to one of the most important interior areas in any new home – the bathroom. ...

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  • Home Quality Mark

    PHPD spoke to Gwyn Roberts, New Homes and Communities lead at BRE, to find out more about the organisatio ...

    PHPD spoke to Gwyn Roberts, New Homes and Communities lead at BRE, to find out more about the organisation’s new Home Quality Mark and the opportunities for housebuilders. ...

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  • Construction pay trends index

    Hudson Contract has launched a construction pay trends index revealing that Wales has seen the biggest (5 ...

    Hudson Contract has launched a construction pay trends index revealing that Wales has seen the biggest (5.3%) year-on-year increase in earnings amongst self-employed tradesmen – compared to a 1.8% upl ...

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  • Heating efficiency in new builds

    With government support for renewables at a low ebb, Martyn Bridges, director of marketing and technical ...

    With government support for renewables at a low ebb, Martyn Bridges, director of marketing and technical support at Worcester, Bosch Group, tackles the topic of heating efficiency within new build hom ...

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