Over the last two years, the market has seen an increase in both the value and volume in the built-in ovens market. There has been a slow-moving trend towards single or compact ovens, as consumers choose to move away from double ovens and investing in new technology as they become aware of and understand the benefits of the same.
The InSinkErator® Rose Gold J Shape 3N1 steaming hot water tap, which safely delivers instant, filtered, steaming hot water, alongside regular hot and cold water, from the same fixture, has gained approval from the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS).
HBF Policy Conference
The HBF Policy Conference covered a wide range of issues facing the industry, with challenges old and new up for debate. Housebuilder reports
The Interview - Chris Weedon, Stonebond Properties
Chris Weedon is the amiable md of Stonebond properties, a small housebuilder owned by the founders of Countryside. He talks to Suzie Mayes about his ambitious growth trajectory, taking care over community consultation and what he has learned from his years at Countryside
Nature net gain
In its Spring Statement, the government confirmed it would mandate biodiversity net gain in new schemes in England. Before this announcement, Suzie Mayes found out the industry's views on the plans and what housebuilders are doing to encourage and protect biodiversity
Richard Lankshear, NHBC's innovation manager, looks at what is deemed a modern method of construction and the systems NHBC has been reviewing