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What is the point of a sustainable home? – Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen

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Share this Post What is the point of a sustainable home? - Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen Look up the definition of sustainable and you will find “able to continue over a long period of time”. Another definition will add that it will do little or no harm to the environment. That, in terms of building a house, ...
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in Surrey – Preview

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Share this Post Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in Surrey - Preview June is a very busy month for self-builders in the UK. Not only is the weather getting hotter (hopefully) but the second self-build show of the month kicks off. Earlier this month we published a preview of the Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show in Glasgow, which will take place ...
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in Glasgow – Preview

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Share this Post Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in Glasgow - Preview Before the first Homebuilding & Renovating Show this year we published a preview of the Homebuilding & Renovating Shows 2018 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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Building Your Home with Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)

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Share this Post Building Your Home With Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) In the March issue of the Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine, Allan reviewed Cross Laminated Timber (also known as CLT or crosslam), a building material that is gaining popularity in the commercial building sector in the UK. In the article, Allan reviews its advantages and provides advice on how to ...
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Meet The Team – Are You Our Future Architectural Technician

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Share this Post Meet The Team - Are You Our Future Architectural Technician Our ‘meet the team’ series focuses on our company and the people who make it great!  However, this blog is slightly different than the previous articles. Instead of introducing you to a member of our team, we are reaching out to talented and ambitious graduates, who want ...
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Meet The Team – Sarah

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Share this Post Allan Corfield Architects. Meet the team - Sarah Our ‘meet the team’ series focuses 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 you should get to know each of us and find ...
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What is the point of building a Passivhaus? – Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen

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Share this Post What is the point of all this? - Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen It almost goes without saying that we are all fans of energy efficiency, be it Passivhaus, fabric first, renewable energy or simply more insulation. But it does raise the question why? The answer might seem obvious, in that we all want to ...
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National Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in Birmingham – The Ultimate Preview

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Share this Post National Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 in Birmingham - The Ultimate Preview It is that time of the year...that every ambitious self-builder is waiting for. In 2 1/2 weeks time, the NEC in Birmingham will welcome 40,000 excited self-builders and become the capital of homebuilding for the UK. The National Homebuilding & Renovating show is the biggest ...
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How To Get The Most Of The Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 – The Complete Guide

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Share this Post How to get the most of the Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 - 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 ...

A Garden Room Story – Upgrade your Garden Area

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Share this Post A Garden Room Story - Upgrade Your Garden Area. Interview with Cara Mackay from Gillies and Mackay Ltd In this blog, we have invited the Managing Director of Gillies and Mackay Ltd to share her expertise on bespoke timber Garden Rooms, what they can be used for and the benefits they hold. Brew yourself a cup of ...