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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It’s time we make healthy homes the norm

The homes we live in have a significant influence on our health and wellbeing. Despite this, 20 % of housing ...
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Home Quality Mark One – Helping Change the Culture in Home Building

Building more high-quality new homes that fit our current and future needs is a national priority. BRE has developed the ...
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Making 300,000 New Homes a Year, Happier, Healthier Places to Live.

What is a Healthy Home? Today, UKGBC with support from BRE and Hoare Lea launch a briefing note at a ...
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5 Things you need to know about HQM ONE

HQM ONE is LIVE! There are 5 key differences between HQM ONE and HQM Beta: ...
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Making energy calculations more accurate, using HQM

When developers and assessors start using HQM, one of the first things they look at is how their projects are ...
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Improving Home Quality with HQM ONE

Quality housing for our communities is as important as ever. With Government’s pledge to build a million new homes by ...
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High Quality High Density Homes; What we Need or Storing Up Trouble?

In the last budget, the Chancellor continued the Governments drive for greater density of housing because people want to live ...
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Rating a high quality new home; what works best for consumers?

We plan to change the way that HQM rates homes (namely the Stars and Indicators) You can read the details ...
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A summary of the Town and Country Planning Association’s (TCPA) Practical Guide on Health in Garden Cities – Guide 8

The notion of Garden Towns/ Villages has received more momentum in the recent years in response to the UK’s housing ...
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