Design for Homes

Design for Homes champions the value of good design in the housing industry. We are a not-for-profit limited company advised by a cross-industry Board of Directors. We incorporate the Design for Homes Architects Group which is RIBA�s linked society for architects in housing and The Friends of Design for Homes.

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DORMA is the trusted global partner for premium access solutions and services enabling better buildings. DORMA leads the market in terms of product quality and innovation for door closers and hardware, automatic doors and glass fittings.


Eco-Slab� is a unique patented insulated concrete formwork (ICF), which offers a modern method of construction for creating ground floor slabs suitable for dwellings and non-dwellings �It offers a simple 2 step process for casting a ground slab with an exceptionally low carbon foot print: �Embodied Carbon: 3.4kgs/m2 �Operational Carbon: Used in conjunction with other technologies Eco-Slab� can assist in achieving Zero Carbon � Eco-Slab� is manufactured from carbon enriched expanded polystyrene (EPS). It is a modular system consisting of 1m2 interlocking rafts and a thickened edge beam. The lap and ledge system gives enhanced U values capable of achieving values of 0.13 and provides a stable working base on which to lay the slab. The thickened beam edge of 200mm ensures zero lateral thermal leakage Manufactured in the UK by Jablite/ Styropak, part of the Synbra group of companies specializing in the manufacture of EPS Eco-Slab�

Energia Controls Limited

We pride ourselves in delivering bespoke engineering energy solutions for our long established, blue chip clients. We specialise in providing engineered BMS solutions, maintenance and energy management services for both the private and public sectors in both commerce and industry. We maintain close working relationships with our clients to understand their objectives, buildings, people and businesses. We also want you to understand the amazing benifits of specifing one of our bespoke Building Managment Systems and do this through effective communication, please contact us to find out more...

Energy Design Tools

EDT provide online SAP calculation tools for use by On Construction Domestic Energy Assessors (OCDEA). The tools include BRE approved SAP Calculators for SAP 2012 v9.92, SAP 2009 v9.90 and SAP 2005 v9.81 for the energy efficiency assessment of newly constructed dwellings. We work with approved accreditation schemes to enable accredited users in the UK to lodge EPCs using our software.

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First Call HSQ Limted

Provider of bespoke HSE Services package, CDMC.provider.


The GAI has served the interests of its members since 1961. It is the United Kingdom's only trade body solely dedicated to promoting the interests of the whole architectural ironmongery industry, architectural ironmongers themselves, and the manufacturers and wholesalers of architectural ironmongery products.

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PLATFORM LIFTS CPD Gartec can provide a RIBA Certified �Platform Lifts: Who Needs Them� CPD, offering in depth knowledge of lifting platforms and their specification. Our CPD covers: What is a lifting platform? Regulations and responsibilities Common applications and environments Platform lift benefits and uses To book a Platform Lift CPD at your offices, just email [email protected], or give us a call on 01296 397100. We attend many of the RIBA workshops each year, and we can come to your offices to deliver a CPD if you prefer. All RIBA members get double points from our CPD presentation. Gartec have a dedicated CPD presenter who can come to your offices or meet you at a chosen location during lunch, after work or at any time throughout the day. We are also able to provide a space for CPD seminars at SkyHouse Design Centre in Amersham if you prefer.

Geberit Sales Ltd

The Geberit Group is the European market leader in sanitary technology. The company is a pioneer in the sector, consistently setting new trends. Geberit's range of Sanitary and Piping systems is designed for use in new buildings as well as in renovation. Geberit brand name products are innovative, durable and ecologically efficient and provide high-end sanitary solutions for retailers, plumbers and installers, and end users alike.


Continuous capital investment has enabled Hi-Span to enhance its position as one of the UK's leading suppliers of cold rolled products. This investment has allowed Hi-Span to not only purchase 'cutting edge' machinery but also develop a growing number of product ranges and investigate the introduction of new cold rolled systems.

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