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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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NaCSBA – diversifying the UK’s housing supply market

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Share this Post NaCSBA - diversifying the UK’s housing supply market. A guest blog by Duncan Hayes. The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) supports Custom, Self Build and community-led housing by promoting owner-commissioned homes as a viable alternative to the volume housing market. With over ten years of experience, we work to give more people in the UK ...
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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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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part Two

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part two Undertaking your first self-build venture is uncharted waters for most, especially if you do not have experience in the construction industry or in managing large projects. Fortunately, you are not alone. Many, now successful self-builders had the same fears before embarking on ...
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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part One

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part One Buying your own home is a massive part of a family's life in the UK, deciding to go down the Self-build route and build it yourself is HUGE!!!, especially, if you don't work in the Construction Industry or have only ever dipped ...
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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 ...