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Case study: Muller Yard

November 6, 2023
Muller Yard is the latest addition to Elevate Property Group’s Trent Bridge Quays, a stylish regeneration project on the banks of the River Trent in Nottingham, which includes 44 apartments, 14 townhouses and a commercial property at street level Project information Project: Luxury apartments and penthouses Location:...
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Case study: Howgate Close

October 19, 2023
With average daily energy bills of only 24p, the cottages at Howgate Close have earned a reputation as possibly the UK’s most energy-efficient homes. Project information Project: 9 new-build zero-carbon affordable homes Location: Eakring, Nottinghamshire Client: Dr Chris Parsons Design Consultants: Hockerton Housing...
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Housebuilding case study: Silkash, Westhoughton

February 8, 2023
Silkash, by North West-based homebuilder Northstone, is a design-led neighbourhood of 150 family homes, each featuring VELFAC aluminium/timber double and triple glazed windows. Northstone Operations Director Craig Nutter specified VELFAC for a number of reasons but particularly wanted to install windows which could...
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How to specify glazing for zero-carbon housebuilding

June 14, 2021
The UK Government’s pledge to reach ‘net zero’ by 2050 has important implications for housebuilders, especially the changes introduced by the new Future Homes Standard, introduced in 2022. The Standard makes sure that from 2025, CO2 emissions from new build homes will be reduced by 75-80% compared to current...
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