Jack is News Editor of Homebuilding & Renovating and strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders and renovators. Having bought his first home in 2013, he and his wife have renovated almost every room and recently finished a garden renovation. Jack reports on all of the latest news that could affect your project.
These are the best LED bulbs that combine energy efficiency and brightness to match your requirements
The Green Homes Grant will close for new applications today at 5pm, but live applications will be honoured
It is unclear if the Green Homes Grant will be replaced, but what is clear is that there were several reasons why it failed
Watch expert seminars right now from Ask The Experts LIVE, including guides to finding a plot and project management
Self Build Wales is a first-of-its-kind scheme designed to make it easier for people to build their own home
There are doubts over the number of available installers of heat pumps, which could impact government targets
The Clean Heat Grant will provide homeowners with funding to improve the efficiency of their heating system
A new European study outlines that air source heat pumps are the most-effective low-carbon system to heat our homes
Post-Brexit construction could be impacted by the departure of skilled EU workers, and labour costs could rise
There’s a collective sigh of relief amid the stamp duty holiday extension, and the Green Homes Grant survives for now
Amid reports the Green Homes Grant will be scrapped in March, these are five solutions experts say should happen next
Ecology Building Society’s Renovation mortgage will discount the initial lending rate based on energy improvements made
The scale up follows the government’s pledge to install 600,000 heat pumps in homes per year by 2028
Steve Ogier claims he is the king of a sovereign state, and has the power to grant himself planning permission
We could be in lockdown for a while, so try these DIY projects to keep occupied and make your home work better for you
The Right to Regenerate would make it easier for people to challenge local authorities over vacant land
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