Zero Carbon Hub: Builders Bible?

The Zero Carbon Hub recently released an informative, simple to use guide that promotes good craftsmanship and highlights key construction details when building a new home.

24th July 2015

Aimed at on site personnel, this new “Builders’ Book” will improve quality of the homes by identifying the most common construction issues which may lead to poor performance, loss of comfort, and increased energy bills in new build homes. The book also helps builders improve site processes to deliver better performing homes and reduce the risk of condensation and mould growth, excessive heat loss and, failure to meet building regulations.  

This edition of the builders’ book is for traditional masonry construction of new homes and extensions. It follows the construction phase of the house building process, and is aimed at helping site personnel and trades improve quality of the end product. It also highlights areas where built environment professionals can improve the design.

Further information about the Builders’ Book can be found at