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30 May 2017
Can building to higher standards help the UK post-BREXIT?
Is there more that we can do to make sure we protect ourselves from the potential risks of Brexit and are able to grow and flourish outside the EU?
29 Mar 2017
Local Authorities: how to support the delivery of quality, sustainable housing?
UKGBC recently released a green paper proposing a key leadership role for cities and local authorities in the support of the delivery of new homes.
07 Feb 2017
Housing White Paper; Is diversity the only way to solve the housing crisis?
Gwyn Roberts gives his thoughts on the UK Government's Housing White Paper.
15 Dec 2016
2016 the year of the Zero Carbon Home? – err well no.
2016 was supposed to be the year that zero carbon happened, but it didn’t quite pan out as hoped says Gwyn Roberts.
06 Dec 2016
11,000 homes registered to the Home Quality Mark
More than 11,000 homes are now registered for assessment under the Home Quality Mark.
05 Dec 2016
Air pollution and traffic jams, are electric bikes the future?
The Home Quality Mark and BREEAM Communities are encouraging the use of sustainable transport.
06 Sep 2016
The value of independent certification of homes
There are many areas where achieving standards above minimum requirements leads to positive outcomes for home occupiers.
22 Aug 2016
Over 4000 homes (& counting) registered to the Home Quality Mark
As a clear commitment to ensuring quality and sustainable outcomes for home occupiers, developers are now registering their newly built homes against the Home Quality Mark.
19 Jul 2016
#hottestdayoftheyear – temperature in new homes.
Yes, it is that day of the year when there should be a blog about overheating in homes, so here goes.
13 Jul 2016
Influential group of MPs welcome Home Quality Mark
The Home Quality Mark has been developed to address many of the problems highlighted in the APPG report.
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