Home Quality Mark

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Stroma Built Environment offers new build assessments aligned to the Home Quality Mark (HQM) requirements to help our clients deliver sustainable new homes, cost effectively and efficiently.

Experienced Code Assessors

We assessed many properties against the HQM’s predecessor, the Code for Sustainable Homes

Technical Consultants

We will work in partnership with you to deliver consultancy and technical assessment services

Strong BREEAM Reputation

We are supporting clients to gain BREEAM ‘Very Good’ and ‘Excellent’ ratings on buildings

Meeting the Home Quality Mark

The Home Quality Mark was launched by BRE on 3 March 2015. Compliance with HQM enables home builders to demonstrate the high-quality of their homes in order to differentiate themselves in the marketplace. It will also secure compliance with the requirements of the Building Regulations. Homebuyers have the confidence that any new home built to the Home Quality Mark is well-designed, well-built and cost-effective to run:

Demonstrate building to a quality and sustainable standard

Produce high-quality homes

Differentiate your homes from less efficient rivals

Give homebuyers confidence to invest

Potential insurance and mortgage interest rate incentives for homebuyers

Comply with planning conditions in the Building Regulations

Home Quality Mark

Home Quality Mark

“Our holistic approach blends performance and compliance to ensure homes meet the HQM sustainability standard. We work with you from initial advice to full assessment, tailored to each project.”

Rob Waiting, Principal Sustainability Consultant

Measuring the Home Quality Mark

Overall home ratings are based on a simple scale of 1 to 5 stars. The rating is compiled from three assessment areas:

Knowledge sharing: ensuring designers, constructors, clients and householders are aware of sustainable processes and solutions

Our surroundings: assesses how well a home works with the environment and responds to population changes and climate fluctuations

My home: rewards cost-effective and healthy living spaces

Compliance Pack Bundle

Stroma Built Environment offers complementary services for Home Quality Mark to reduce procurement costs, gain project efficiencies and achieve full compliance and sustainability targets for your project.

Recommended services
Air Testing
Code For Sustainable Homes
SAP Calculations
Thermal Bridging

Include Home Quality Mark with your Sustainability Strategy

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