Being a NHBC-registered builder provides you with unique access to a range of products and services, which are designed to help you build quality homes throughout each build stage, as well as a range of NHBC branded materials that help you successfully sell them.
You really can be assured of value for money from your NHBC registration.
We are here to help you build to the best possible standards. We'll support you throughout the entire development process, offering guidance and advice wherever needed.
Effective for every new home registered with NHBC where foundations were laid on or after 1 January 2018 - Standards 2018 includes a new clause 7.2.24 'Spandrel panels' and Chapter 6.11 'Render and rendering systems'. The online version of Standards 2018, Standards Plus, is freely available online here.
The 2019 Standards are now available online. These will apply to new homes registered with us where the foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2019. We’d recommend that you familiarise yourself with the details now.
The online version of Standards 2019, Standards Plus, is freely available online here.
A quarterly publication (distributed in hard copy and available electronically on the NHBC website and via Standards Plus) providing a wealth of technical information on standards, regulation and compliance, guidance and good practice.
NHBC OnSite is a free resource for site managers, allowing you to:
Through NHBC OnSite you can also keep up-to-date on Pride in the Job, NHBCs industry leading competition for site managers.
NHBC works with offsite and other non-conventional construction manufacturers to provide assurance that their systems and sub-assemblies are suitable for cover under Buildmark. NHBC also works with builders to ensure the finished home meets NHBC Standards in order for warranty and insurance to be provided on the completed home. Builders and developers using this resource will benefit from NHBC’s experience of these different building systems and will be able to quickly look up which systems NHBC currently accepts.
TechZone is a unique online hub for information and guidance on NHBC Standards and the Building Regulations for England and Wales.
Our Standards and Technical team is happy to assist with any technical queries from NHBC registered builders and developers.
Get in touch: call 0344 633 1000 and ask for 'Standards and Technical'.
Free to our registered builders and developers, this App is an effective field-based tool to help assess tree types and confirm the required foundation depths when building near trees.
An app that allows illustrations to be viewed as interactive 3D models within Standards Plus.
Free industry news and updates
All NHBC registered builders and developers are automatically given a subscription to the leading publication dedicated to housebuilders.
This newsletter features all the latest on NHBC Standards and Building Regulations as well as all the technical updates and developments in NHBC products and services.
Recent free publications include:
Available to the homeowner during the buying process, this online portal is preloaded with information about NHBC’s Buildmark warranty and insurance cover, as well as useful guidance on moving into a brand new home.
With over 100,000 questionnaires sent out annually, this robust data will give you great insight into customer satisfaction.
Being registered with NHBC means you are able to use the NHBC logo in promoting your business and your developments. NHBC provides a range of materials for free to help you.
We offer a free site pack for all new site registrations, which includes a siteboard, flag and van sticker. We also have a range of discounted products and publications available through our shop.
Call 0344 633 1000 and ask for 'Shop' or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This toolkit supports your sales staff in understanding the benefits of being an NHBC registered builder, and the all-important detail of our warranty and insurance product. The videos and brochures provide the key information needed to talk confidently to potential home owners about the benefits of buying a new home from a registered builder to help you to sell your homes.