Products and services that are useful for the self builder.
GEOCELL Foam Glass Aggregate is an insulation material for underground use. Recycled foam glass aggregate saves energy and also contributes to a comfortable indoor environment.
Self-levelling and Compacting Concrete from Cemex
Carbon Neutral Concrete (Vertua) from Cemex
Velox – ICF Building System
Cenin – Cenin manufactures a sustainable range of low carbon cement products
GOV.UK – Self-build and custom housebuilding
Ministry of Housing National Design Guide – Planning practice guidance for beautiful, enduring and successful places (pdf document)
Norrsken – The home of high performance windows (Poole – Dorset)
A Good Practical Guide MVHR for single dwelling – Passivehaus Trust – (pdf document)
A short guide for Clients on the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
JCT construction contracts – Minor Works Building Contract
The Local Self-Build Register – Local authorities in England are required to research demand for self build plots in their area and from 1st April 2016 the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 obliges them to maintain a list of people and groups interested in building their own homes.
AECB-Standard-Further-Information – The AECB Building Standard is aimed at those wishing to
create high-performance buildings using widely available technology at little or no extra cost.
Self Build Mortgages from – The Self Build Mortgage Shop
Temporary Fencing Panels, etc from Phil Space
Help with claiming your VAT back – VAT 431
Building your own home can be a cost effective option – GOV.UK
Passipedia The Passive House Resource
(lasted updated May 2021)