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Latest Issue : Jun 2019

The June 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:

  • Closing the gap on performance
    Dr Gavin Dunn, chief executive of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) looks at continued problems around the performance gap between homes’ design and how they actually perform once built. See page 12…
  • Taking poor workmanship seriously
    Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), says a mandatory licensing scheme could tackle the rising trend of homeowners reporting serious defects in new build homes. See page 16…
  • Back to the future
    Jack Wooler spoke to David Cross of Coda Architects, who are behind the back-to-back ‘Sky- House’ concept for the new town of Waverley. See page 22…
  • Building Fabric: Acoustic glass – a sound investment?
    Tom Wright of George Barnsdale explains the differences between various grades of acoustic glass, and provides some examples where increased investment can be worth it. See page 31…
  • Finance & Insurance: Lending is fit and well – how are you?
    Stephen O’Brien of Wolsey explores the role of SMEs housebuilders in meeting the Government’s housing targets, and how specialist lenders can aid this process. See page 37…
  • Heating, Ventilation & Services: A breath of fresh air
    Jordan Lilford of Vent-Axia explains the recent developments and challenges that the Government’s Clean Air strategy presents housebuilders, and looks at the solutions – including filtration. See page 39…
  • Interiors: One step ahead
    Lee Hunt of Canal Architectural explains how housebuilders and specifiers can get one step ahead with the latest staircase trends. See page 47…

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