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NHBC Foundation

The NHBC Foundation - National House Building Council's independent research institution - was established in January 2006 in partnership with the BRE Trust.

NHBC House
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Documents by this publisher

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Series details Title Year Status
PUB NF 1 Guide to modern methods of construction 2006 Green
PUB NF 2 Conserving energy and water, and minimising waste. A review of drivers and impacts on housebuilding 2007 Red
PUB NF 3 Climate change and innovation in house building - designing out risk 2007 Green
PUB NF 4 Risks in domestic basement construction 2007 Green
PUB NF 5 Ground source heat pump systems. Benefits, drivers and barriers in residential developments 2007 Red
PUB NF 6 Modern housing. Households' views of their new homes 2007 Green
PUB NF 7 Review of microgeneration and renewable energy technologies 2007 Red
PUB NF 8 Site waste management. Guidance and templates for effective site waste management plans 2008 Green
PUB NF 9 Zero carbon: what does it mean to homeowners and housebuilders? 2008 Green
PUB NF 10 Learning the lessons from systemic building failures 2008 Green
PUB NF 11 The Merton Rule: a review of the practical, environmental and economic effects 2009 Green
PUB NF 12 Use of lime-based mortars in new build 2008 Green
PUB NF 13 Community heating and combined heat and power 2009 Green
PUB NF 14 Zero carbon homes - an introductory guide for housebuilders 2009 Green
PUB NF 15 Code for Sustainable Homes simply explained 2009 Green
PUB NF 16 Practical guide to building airtight dwellings 2009 Green
PUB NF 17 Zero carbon compendium 2009 Red
PUB NF 18 Indoor air quality in highly energy efficient homes - a review 2009 Green
PUB NF 19 Open plan flat layouts - assessing life safety in the event of fire 2009 Green
PUB NF 20 Water efficiency in new homes - an introductory guide for housebuilders 2009 Green
PUB NF 21 Efficient design of piled foundations for low-rise housing - design guide 2010 Green
PUB NF 22 Simple guide to sustainable drainage systems for housing 2010 Green
PUB NF 23 Introduction to feed-in tariffs 2011 Green
PUB NF 24 Ageing and airtightness - how dwelling air permeability changes over time 2011 Green
PUB NF 25 Management of post-completion repairs - a best practice guide for home builders 2011 Green
PUB NF 27 Milton Keynes - a sustainable future: a low carbon prospectus 2010 Green
PUB NF 28 Part L 2010 - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers 2011 Green
PUB NF 29 Water consumption in sustainable new homes 2011 Green
PUB NF 30 Guide to installation of renewable energy systems on roofs of residential buildings 2011 Green
PUB NF 31 Zero carbon compendium - who's doing what in housing worldwide 2011 Green
PUB NF 32 Ground-related requirements for new housing - workshops to examine the issues faced by the industry 2011 Green
PUB NF 33 Low carbon cooking appliances 2011 Green
PUB NF 34 Operational and embodied carbon in new build housing - a reappraisal 2011 Red
PUB NF 34 Operational and embodied carbon in new build housing - a reappraisal 2012 Green
PUB NF 35 How occupants behave and interact with their homes - the impact on energy use, comfort, control and satisfaction 2011 Green
PUB NF 36 Fire performance of new residential buildings 2011 Green
PUB NF 37 Part F 2010 - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers 2011 Green
PUB NF 38 Impact of occupant behaviour and use of controls on domestic energy use 2012 Green
PUB NF 39 Prospects for the UK housebuilding industry 2012 Green
PUB NF 40 Today's attitudes to low and zero carbon homes - views of occupiers, house builders and housing associations 2012 Green
PUB NF 41 Low and zero carbon homes: understanding the performance challenge 2012 Green
PUB NF 42 Survey of low and zero carbon technologies in new housing 2012 Green
PUB NF 43 Energy efficient fixed appliances and building control systems 2012 Green
PUB NF 44 Understanding overheating - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers 2012 Green
PUB NF 45 Use of recycled and secondary materials in residential construction 2012 Green
PUB NF 46 Overheating in new homes - a review of the evidence 2012 Green
PUB NF 47 Lessons from Germany's Passivhaus experience 2012 Green
PUB NF 48 Building sustainable homes at speed - risks and rewards 2013 Green
PUB NF 49 Building Information Modelling - an introduction for house builders 2013 Green
PUB NF 50 Designing homes for the 21st century - lessons for low energy design 2013 Green
PUB NF 51 Fires in cavities in residential buildings - the performance of cavity barriers in external walls with combustible materials 2013 Green
PUB NF 52 Assessment of MVHR systems and air quality in zero carbon homes 2013 Green
PUB NF 53 Low- and zero-carbon technologies in new homes - learning from the experiences of consumers and on-site sales teams 2013 Green
PUB NF 54 Review of co-heating test methodologies 2013 Green
PUB NF 55 Cellulose-based building materials - use, performance and risk 2014 Green
PUB NF 56 Sound progress - a review of homeowner feedback on noise in new homes 2014 Green
PUB NF 57 Improving the prospects for small house builders and developers 2014 Green
PUB NF 58 Part L 2013 - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers - masonry construction. For England 2014 Green
PUB NF 59 Part L 2013 - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers - timber frame construction. For England 2014 Green
PUB NF 60 Avoiding rubbish design - providing for bin storage on new housing developments 2015 Green
PUB NF 62 Homes through the decades - the making of modern housing 2015 Green
PUB NF 63 Sustainable technologies - the experience of housing associations 2015 Green
PUB NF 64 Part L 2014 - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers - masonry construction. For Wales 2015 Green
PUB NF 65 Part L 2014 - where to start: an introduction for house builders and designers - timber frame construction. For Wales 2015 Green
PUB NF 66 Tenure integration in housing developments - a literature review 2015 Green
PUB NF 67 Connected home - designing and building technology into today's new homes 2016 Green
PUB NF 68 Home comforts - guidance on using ventilation, heating and renewable energy systems 2016 Green
PUB NF 69 Retirement housing - residents' experiences 2016 Green
PUB NF 70 Modern methods of construction - views from the industry 2016 Green
PUB NF 71 Underfloor heating - a guide for housebuilders 2016 Green
PUB NF 72 Challenge of shape and form - understanding the benefits of efficient design 2016 Green
PUB NF 73 Advantages of new homes 2016 Green
PUB NF 74 Affordable housing - residents' views of quality 2016 Green
PUB NF 76 Small house builders and developers. Current challenges to growth 2017 Green
PUB NF 77 Multigenerational living. An opportunity for UK house builders? 2017 Green
PUB NF 78 Windows - making it clear. Energy, daylighting and thermal comfort 2017 Green
PUB NF 80 Futurology - the new home in 2050 2018 Green
PUB NF 81 40 facts. Homes, housing and house building today 2018 Green
PUB NF 81 Annex Annex to NF81. Data and information sources 2018 Green
PUB NF 82 Modern methods of construction - who’s doing what? 2018 Green
PUB NF 84 At your services - what to expect during commissioning 2019 Green
PUB NF 85 House building - a century of innovation 2019 Green
PUB NF 86 Thermal imaging report guide 2020 Green
PUB NF 87 Future for home heating - life without fossil fuels 2020 Green
PUB NF 88 Modern methods of construction - building on experience 2020 Green
PUB NF 89 Biodiversity in new housing developments - creating wildlife-friendly communities 2021 Green

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