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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 in Glasgow – Preview

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Share this Post Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 in Glasgow - Preview Before the first Homebuilding & Renovating Show this year we published a preview of the Homebuilding & Renovating shows 2017 with top tips on how to get the most from your visit as a self-builder. This was followed by the complete guide on the Birmingham show. Today, we are presenting a ...
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Build Your Self Build Eco-Home With Izodom ICF Building Technology – Interview With Econekt

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Share this Post Build Your Self Build Eco-home With Izodom ICF Building Technology – Interview With Econekt The project brief includes the chosen features of your future home. These features will influence the construction method and include aspects such as design, energy-efficiency, the budget and the pace of construction.  For more information regarding construction methods, check our guide here. Today we will focus on one of ...
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Meet The Team – Angus

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Share this Post Allan Corfield Architects. Meet the team - Angus This week we are launching our new ‘meet the team’ series - this will focus on our company and the people who make it great! We know that entrusting someone with the task of building your dream home is a very difficult decision to make. Therefore, we believe that ...
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Why I Targeted Passive House Standard For My Self-Build Home

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Share this Post Why I Targeted Passive House Standard For My Self-Build Home. Guest blog by Ben Adam-Smith Nearly five years ago I started researching how I might build a house. The exciting part of a self build is that you have a blank canvas and can go off in many directions. It goes without saying that this can quickly become ...
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DIY or hire the Professionals for my Self Build? Allan Corfield’s comment

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Share this Post DIY or hire the Professionals for my Self Build? Allan Corfield's comment One of ACA’s projects was featured in the Grand Designs Magazine several weeks ago. This article strived to address an interesting dilemma which every self-builder faces: what can I do myself (DIY) and what is best left to the experts? We thought it would be ...

Choosing An Energy-Efficient Water Heating Solution For My Self Build

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Share this Post Choosing an energy-efficient water heating solution for my Self Build - A Guest Blog with David Norris from Magic Box International Every year more and more self-builders decide to invest in green sources of energy when building their homes. By installing renewables you are not only helping to save the environment, but it will allow you to save ...
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National Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 in Birmingham – Top Experts And A Two-Day Show Guide For A Self-Builder

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Share this Post National Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 in Birmingham - Top Experts and a two-day show guide for a self-builder Last week we published a preview of the Homebuilding & Renovating shows 2017 with top tips on how to get the most from your visit. Today we are going to take a step forward and provide you with the ...
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How To Get The Most Of The Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 – The Complete Guide

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Share this Post How to get the most of the Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 - the complete guide. Every year, more and more people become interested in self building. The government has ambitious plans to double the number of custom build and self build homes by 2020. The recently released Housing White Paper aims to fix the broken British ...
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Is Underfloor Heating only an Option for a Luxury Self Build? Interview with REHAU

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Is Underfloor Heating only an Option for a Luxury Self Build? Interview with REHAU Choosing the right heating system can be an overwhelming task, with a vast array of solutions available to the self-builder. With the significant increase in energy costs, the real prospect of fuel poverty and the Government's changes in energy regulations, the self builder must make the right ...
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How To Choose Timber Cladding – Top Tips from Glenalmond Timber Company

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How To Choose Timber Cladding - Top Tips from Glenalmond Timber Company Choosing the right cladding is a very important part in every Self Build project. As an exterior finish, its goals are to provide the protection to the main structure of the house and make the building aesthetically appealing. External cladding may last up to fifty years so it ...