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Flooding - how can home builders future-proof their developments?

With flooding projected to be a more serious problem in the future, this article examines what home builders can do to future-proof their developments…

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Timber window and door frames

This technical article provides additional guidance on the use of timber window and door frames

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Guidance on the use of movement joints

This technical document provides additional guidance relating to how the Functional Requirements in the Technical Manual may be satisfied when using m…

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Take a tour of The Bricks Site Recognition Award-winning sites from 2022

In this bumper round-up covering the first quarter of 2022, we dive into how LABC Warranty customers have started the year on the front foot.

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Nutrient neutrality – what’s all the controversy about?

This article gives you a whistle-stop tour of what nutrient neutrality is, why it’s in the headlines, and what’s happening next.

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Tall building approvals across London hit record levels

LABC Warranty’s Craig Ewles reacts to London tall building approvals hitting record highs in 2021

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Building Safety Act gains royal assent – LABC Warranty and LABC react

After years in the making, and months of debate, the long-awaited Building Safety Act has gained Royal Assent and has passed into UK law.

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Construction industry cries out for more aggressive emissions regulations

Part Z is a proposal from a panel of engineering, construction, and architecture experts to reduce embodied emissions in construction projects.

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Cavity barriers behind decorative cladding

This technical article outlines the requirements for cavity barriers to concealed spaces behind decorative cladding on external masonry walls.

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External wall insulation

Additional guidance relating to how the Functional Requirements in the Technical Manual may be satisfied when external wall insulation (EWI) is used.

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Garage compartmentation

Additional guidance relating to how the Functional Requirements in the Technical Manual may be satisfied for compartmentation where a garage building…

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Hot water safety and water efficiency

This update provides additional guidance covering hot water safety and efficiency.

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