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Tackling the barriers to adopting MMC – what we have learned so far

MMC remains one of the most talked about topics in housing construction. What can we learn from early adopters?

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Minimum requirements for site investigations for self-build projects

This technical document provides additional guidance relating to our minimum requirements for site investigations for self-build projects.

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Tech update: vapour control layers

This technical document provides additional guidance relating to the use of vapour control layers (VCLs) in construction.

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Thermal bridging - what it is and how to prevent it

This technical document provides additional guidance relating to what thermal bridging (often referred to as cold bridging) is and how to prevent it i…

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Specifying the use of timber externally

This technical document provides additional guidance relating to how timber can be specified for use externally within a construction project.

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Tech update: assessing plywood specification

This technical document provides additional guidance relating to how plywood specifications can be assessed to meet the requirements of our Technical…

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Are conditions now right for the industrialisation of housing using MMC?

Emerging from the pandemic and into a world where the focus on carbon zero is stronger than ever, has MMC's time finally come?

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How the UK economy is shaping up following the pandemic

Economists are confident that despite a “softening” of the housing market for the remainder of 2021, the outlook appears positive despite issues aroun…

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Housing providers call for more support as building safety poses threat to new development

Could building safety works put the brakes on housing associations’ plans to build more affordable housing?

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Major projects - on-site water testing for curtain walling and rainscreen cladding

Information to assist in meeting warranty requirements where rainscreen cladding and or curtain walling is proposed on a project covered by our warran…

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Tech update: Decorative slip facings

This technical update provides additional guidance on meeting our warranty requirements for the use of decorative slip facings.

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Tech update: Architectural brick detailing

Guidance on the use of architectural brick detailing and the effect it can have on the durability and service life of bricks.

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