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Building Materials

How to Choose Building Materials

Deciding what type of building materials for house extension to use in your project is one thing; choosing what technical building standards and structural performance criteria you wish to achieve with them is another.

What materials to specify ?

Knowing what materials to specify is particularly important if you have a Listed Building, want to build in a Conservation Area, or need to address one or more aspects of environmental sustainability.

National Building Specifications

Choosing building materials, taking off material quantities, obtaining supplier prices for building supplies, and estimating house extension costs, is no small task.. This section aims to help you do this.

Modern Building Methods

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is the term commonly used throughout the construction industry to cover the many different ways that are progressively being tried and tested both on-site and 'Off-Site.

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