Your guide to HQM certification
Welcome to your comprehensive guide to the Home Quality Mark (HQM) certification process. Whether you’re a property owner, developer, or investor, we’re here to help you understand each step of the journey toward achieving HQM certification for your property.
Step-by-Step guide to HQM certification
Achieving HQM certification is a process that involves several key steps. From initial assessment to final certification, each stage is designed to ensure that your property meets the highest standards of sustainability and quality.
The HQM Journey: From assessment to certification
The journey to HQM certification begins with an assessment of your property, followed by the implementation of recommended improvements, and culminates in the award of the HQM certification. This process ensures that your property meets the highest standards of sustainability and quality.
HQM assesses the quality and sustainability of the home itself, its surroundings and the construction or renovation. The basics of the assessment process are set out in the diagram below.
HQM and BREEAM: A shared commitment to quality
Just like BREEAM, HQM is committed to driving quality and sustainability in the built environment. By following the HQM certification process, you’re not only enhancing the value and appeal of your property, but also contributing to a more sustainable and resilient future.