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Lime Tree Lodge

Passivhaus perfection

“We were very impressed when we visited one of England’s first Passivhaus homes in Denby Dale and this confirmed our view that we would aim for a fully certified Passivhaus,” say Mr and Mrs Young.

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The ArcHouse

The blueprint for future homes

It was no surprise that the distinctive-looking ArcHouse won the H+H UK sponsored Homes for Britain category in the Sunday Times British Homes Awards. Designed by architect McInnes Gardner, the three-bedroom home’s distinctive curved roof gave this futuristic home a barn-like appearance that helped the scheme stand out from the five other impressive shortlisted entries. Almost one third of the people who voted in the competition chose this quirky scheme for garden city-type developments.

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Master Builders in action

The perfect fit

H+H is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Federation of Master Builders for the coming years and the partnership is the perfect fit for both parties.

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Almond House

Sunday Times Homes for Britain 2015 Shortlist

The Sunday Times British Homes Awards 2015 in partnership with H+H UK Ltd, Redrow Homes, BRE and the AJ invited submissions for visionary designs in a standard house type suitable for planned Garden City developments and constructed with H+H UK’s aircrete building materials.

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Aircrete wall

Lighter weight and better Thermal Conductivity for H+H

H+H, leading manufacturer of aircrete blocks, has lowered the density of its High Strength and Super Strength Grade Celcon Blocks from 750 kg/m3 to 700 kg/m3. This has led to an improvement in thermal conductivity and lighter weight blocks. The change has been accredited by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) in a new certificate issued to the manufacturer.

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Severn Vale Homes

Service is key to building excellence

Excellent service provided by H+H staff has made building a breeze for the team at Sherborne Homes Ltd during the company’s first development for a housing association. High quality service and additional benefits from using the Thin-Joint System, allowed for a speedy delivery of a project in Gloucestershire.

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Orchard Close Case Study

When time and energy are of the essence

The first five homes of a substantial development for Mid-Wales Housing Association have been built at a rapid pace, with the inner leaf construction going up in just five weeks, thanks to the H+H Rå Build method and Thin-Joint System.

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Innovating with Aircrete

H+H, the UK’s leading aircrete manufacturer, is proud to be sponsoring ‘Homes for Britain’, the 2015 Sunday Times British Homes Awards

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Thin-Joint system using Celfix Mortar

Celfix Celsius

Celfix Mortar, made by H+H as part of the aircrete manufacturer’s Thin-Joint System, can now be used from 0°C and rising, a full degree lower than traditional mortar systems.

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UK Aircrete manufacturing acts on demand for new housing

There is much current debate around the need to build 200,000 homes per annum to satisfy the country’s growing demand, regardless of the mix between private and social housing. It is the number agreed by all interested parties on the levels of housing needed to begin reducing the waiting list for UK homes. Everyone including Government, industry specialists and those with the responsibility for building new homes is very aware of this target and its potential impact on the housing situation which exists currently.

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NHBC Part L 2014

APA Endorse the NHBC Guide to Part L

The NHBC has launched its new guide on Part L of the Building Regulations to help house builders and specifiers understand the changes. The guide, entitled Part L 2013 - Where to Start, is available for download though the National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation website.

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