The NHBC Foundation, the joint research venture between NHBC and BRE,
announces the publication of guidance on piled foundations for
low-rise housing. The guide is being launched, in partnership with
the Association of Building Engineers, on 17 February 2010 at The
Hilton Hotel in Northampton.
As part of the NHBC Foundationís remit to provide the industry with useful and relevant guidance, its latest publication considers the specific requirements for piled foundations for low-rise housing developments. The guide explores various design approaches and the associated environmental and economic advantages. The guide addresses the selection of foundations, site investigation practice, and design and construction methods for piled foundations.