Entry form available to download now
Now in their sixth year, the Housebuilder Product Awards 2018 are now open for entries and look to reward excellence and innovation for products and systems which aid new home development in the UK.
Entries must include the following:
- Completed entry form
- One copy of additional materials including DVDs, product samples and images
- One electronic high res jpeg image of product
- Payment of £135+vat per entry
- 500 word submission (7 copies) - maximum 4 sides of A4 stapled and NOT bound. Images and third party testimonials should be incorporated
Please download the entry form now, complete and return by post with all of the required additional material.
ENTRY DEADLINE 16 FEBRUARY 2018
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
1. Best building fabric product
This category will focus on the fabric of the building including doors, windows, roofing and external walls
2. Best internal/interior product
This category will focus on all internal/interior features of a home
3. Best services product
This category will focus on the services side of a development looking at products which aid heating, hot water or ventilation, including renewables
4. Best kitchens and bathrooms product
This category will focus on products used in the kitchens and bathrooms of new homes
5. Best external product
This category is aimed at products which focus on the external area of a new development and includes products developed for landscaping, gardens and driveways. This category also incorporates below ground drainage.
6. Best site product
This category is aimed at products which focus on the building process itself helping in the on-site construction and delivery of new homes
7. Best health and safety product
This category is aimed at products or systems designed to improve health and safety on site or in the home
8. Best business product
This category is for products or systems designed to aid the business side of the housebuilding process such as IT, finance, office systems or customer care systems
9. Best brand new product
This category is open to products which are brand new to the industry. Products may enter which have not yet been used on site but must display its credentials in how it plans to aid new home development
In all categorises - apart from category 9 Best brand new product - products must currently be used on site or in new homes construction in the UK.
In category 9 Best brand new product - entries are for products recently developed but which either have not yet been used on site or used on prototype or demonstration projects.
The judges retain the right to allocate any entries to an alternative category if they deem it more appropriate and to use their discretion over product timescales and age.
Products may be entered in more than one category.
Please provide separate entries for each category entered.
Judging and Winners
Following the entry deadline of Friday 16 February, a panel of expert judges from the housebuilding industry will meet to assess all entries and select the best from each category.
The winners will be announced in Spring 2018 and all winners will be invided to a celebratory lunch in London in the Summer.
The judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.
The winners from each category will form the finalist for the Product of the Year category at the Housebuilder Awards 2018, a prestigious black tie evening event attended by more than 500 senior housebuilding professionals in the Autumn.
Peter L. Caplehorn, Deputy Chief Executive & Policy Director - Construction Products Association
Claire Curtis-Thomas, CEO - BBA
Craig Ferrans, Technical Director -HBF
Dale Saunders, UK Associate Technical Director - Taylor Wimpey
Neil Smith, Head of Standards, Innovation and Research - NHBC
Steve Wielebski, Consultant - W.A Consultancy