Useful Information

  • Development and flood risk

The CIRIA publication "Development and flood risk - guidance for the construction industry" (CIRIA Ref C624) provides useful information for developers and builders and was prepared with support from NHBC.  Copies are available from CIRIA at

  • Energy efficiency

The Energy Saving Trust provides free tools and training for everyone involved in the design, construction and refurbishment of homes to make them more energy efficient, including best practice guides, training seminars, technical advice and interactive tools. For more information please call 0845 120 7799, email or visit