Howard Chapman

NHIC Awards 2015 highlight achievements in the UK housing sector

  • 19 Nov 2015

Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk editor, reports on the prestigious National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Annual Awards, which recognise achievement in the UK housing arena

NHIC Annual Awards 2015

The NHIC Awards recognise achievement in the UK housing arena,

These presitigious awards were presented at a special luncheon in London on 12th November 2015.

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Finalists in award categories covering a spectrum of housing projects and associated activites attended the event hosted by Baroness Maddock, President of the NHIC.

The awards were presented by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary under Secretary of State at the Department of Energy & Climate Change, who also gave the invited audience an update on current government energy initiatives.

Key sponsors included British Gas, Glass and Glazing Federation, National Federation of Roofing Contractors, Gas Safety Trust, QANW and Schueco UK.

The awards were also supported by the European Water Label and CompetentRoofer

The NHIC aims to encourage a vibrant renovation, modernisation and improvement market in the private and public sectors and maintain the highest standards of improvement in the Nation’s housing stock.

These awards, first introduced in 1974, continue to help raise the profile of the many inspirational initiatives that are characteristic of our nation’s ingenuity in the field of housing.

More details of the NHIC Annual Awards can be found by visiting

Category Winners and Runners-Up

Energy Efficiency in Local Communities
Best Home Improvement Glazing Project
Excellence in Roofing
Gas Safety in Social Housing
Home Improvements with Community Benefit
Aluminium Systems for Windows, Doors & Facades
George Plucknett Award
Merit Award

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