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Happy National Allotment Week!

Happy national allotment week! Growing stuff is good for the soul. With a rapidly growing population, an estimated 90% of our ...
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HQM supports the drive for quality in Britain’s new homes

Developed by BRE, one of the world’s leading building science centres, and a range of industry partners, the Home Quality ...
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Will more Built to Rent (BTR) lead to better homes?

For many, being able to live in a good location, have great amenity on your doorstep, be near likeminded people ...
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HQM wins Green Apple Award

BRE’s Home Quality Mark (HQM) has won this year’s Green Apple Award in the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage category ...
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Event: Engaging consumers and HQM

Join us with the Green Register to learn about the Home Quality Mark (HQM) and ways that we can better ...
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Home Quality Mark at Ecobuild

The Home Quality Mark is sponsoring Day 1 of the Ecobuild conference programme at London ExCel on March 8th. This ...
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Free registrations for six months

The beta version of the HQM technical standard was published towards the end of December. This was the culmination of a technical ...
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The beta version of BRE’s Home Quality Mark is now available and open for registrations

Following an extensive consultation with leading players in the house building industry BRE’s national quality mark for new housing – ...
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Our response to the Autumn Statement – 400,000 new homes is only the tip of the iceberg

The creation of 400,000 homes by the end of the decade is hugely welcomed, however is only the tip of ...
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Home Quality Mark study sites in action

A range of housing developments across the UK are now involved as ‘study sites’ for the development of the Home ...
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Help Shape The Home Quality Mark

The views of industry and the public on the new Home Quality Mark (HQM), a national quality rating scheme due ...
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Next Generation Workshop – Leading Housebuilders Have Their Say!

A recent workshop facilitated by the UK Green Building Council and JLL allowed leading UK housebuilders to contribute to the ...
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HQM roadshows in London, Bristol and Harrogate

Throughout April we ran a series of introductory roadshows at 3 venues around the UK, supported by Kingspan Group. There ...
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What is a Good Quality Home?

Is a Good Quality Home just about location, size, character and where it is located? Perhaps with some average indication ...
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What Makes a Quality Home? You Decide

During General Election week we ran a poll asking visitors to the HQM website to choose the aspects they think ...
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