Assessing quality in offsite manufacture
Friday 11th September, 12.00pm
In this webinar Richard will set out the NHBC view of demand for offsite, the key risks to be addressed and how we go about assessing quality. He will focus on how we assess quality of production as well as design and onsite construction.
Richard is Innovation Manager at NHBC, the UK’s leading independent provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. He joined NHBC in 2018 leading a specialist team in the assessment of innovative technologies in house building, with responsibility for the creation of NHBC’s policy and procedures to address Modern Methods of Construction and to identify trends in construction to inform risk management in non-conventional construction.
His current focus is NHBC Accepts, a comprehensive review service for innovative construction systems and products. It’s the fast-track route for acceptance of systems and products for use on developments covered by NHBC’s Buildmark warranty. Richard manages a dedicated team of experts in innovative construction who carry out robust technical reviews of new systems and components at key stages.
Richard is a member of the Construction Leadership Council’s working group on Smart Buildings, the MHCLG working group on Modern Methods of Construction and is a stakeholder in the Advanced Industrial Methods of Constructing Homes. He is a chartered structural engineer and a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers Committee for Business Practice and Regulatory Compliance.
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