25 Sep NB: The edition is only applicable to NHBC registered homes with foundations that were started on, or after the 1 January , but. 25 Sep The National House Building Council (NHBC) is an independent regulator for the new homes industry. It is the UK’s leading standard-setting. 6 Apr such this edition of the NHBC Standards also contains new or updated technical guidance on these key issues: ▫ Ventilation terminals.

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Table 1 has been updated to recognise the use of water-based organic preservatives as an acceptable timber treatment. If you continue to use this website without disabling cookies, we will assume you are happy to techncial them.

NHBC technical standards 2016

Superstructure excluding roofs Part 7: Here is an overview of the more significant changes, please technica, time to familiarise yourself with the updated technical content.

Code for sustainable homes. Embodied energy The energy consumed by a building throughout its life should be understood as a means of increasing efficiency. A number of smaller amendments have been made to ensure that the chapter is consistent and in alignment with the latest version of BS Assurance and self-certification Self-certification can reduce cost and time by eliminating duplicate inspections and tests.


View the standards Which edition of the Standards applies to your home? And additionally for conversions and renovations; R6. Careers Contact us Login or Signup.

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Timber preservation natural solid timber. Further recognising the importance of getting this right, revised guidance for the use of timber in balcony constructions is introduced.

NHBC Standards – Smart Systems

Maintenance Maintenance is the process of ensuring that buildings retain a good appearance and operate at optimum efficiency. The Standards for new build homes are divided into 10 Parts further sub-divided into 34 Chapters containing sections for Design, Materials and Sitework, all of which follow the basic build sequence of most homes.

Curtain walling has been included in the NHBC standards since Cold rented properties Amendments to energy efficiency regulations impose a spending stabdards on landlords’ improvements. However, please note technicao NHBC may have considered an alternative method to meet a specific requirement at the time of construction. Waterproofing of basements and other below ground structures The introduction of Chapter 5.


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The standards etchnical applicable to every NHBC registered home with foundations that was started on, or after the 1 Januarybut before 1 January The energy consumed by a building throughout its life should be understood as a means of increasing efficiency.

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To complete the e-training course: Frustrated by long documents or technical jargon? Substructure, ground floors, drainage and basements Part 6: