Housing Association Magazine

Saniflo supports Nightingale Hospitals

A range of Kinedo shower cubicles normally found in social housing and student accommodation proved to be in high demand for temporary facilities…

 

Technical Review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety)

This article was written by Colt’s Technical Director, Conor Logan

Back in April I wrote about the consultation…

 

Could 2020 see the worst condensation season ever? 

John Bradley, Managing Director at Homevent, (Elta Fans residential division), discusses why this winter…

 

Renewable heat for social housing - from LG

At last, there is significant interest being shown in the UK in the possibility of using heat pumps to meet the requirements for renewable heat in…

 

Time to look at renewable heating

Will the combination of the Green Homes Grant and the RHI herald a heating revolution?
 
With the announcement of the…

 

NEW Marley SolarTile® - integrated PV roof system

In response to increasing focus on sustainable solutions to support the UK target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, Marley has…

 

Eurocell helps cut noise for local workers

Orbit Housing’s Fordham House development in Stratford-upon-Avon is an 82 apartment block designed to shield its residents from noise,…

 

Aico’s award winning training now CPD certified

Aico have recently had their award-winning Expert Installer core module CPD certified by the Fire Industry Association (FIA).

Aico, an Ei…

 

MMC - more than just a requirement

The recent statement by Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick, announcing the 2021-2026 £11.5bn Affordable Housing Programme, sets out a…

 

AKW extends popular shower wall panel range

AKW, one of the UK’s leading providers of accessibility solutions, has extended its popular Marlbrook wall panel range, offering installers and…

 

Encasement conceals South Tyneside fire sprinkler pipework

More than 4.5 kilometres of ‘Versa’ fire sprinkler boxing from Encasement is being used to conceal surface mounted fire sprinkler pipework, which…

 

Steel and timber combine on stylish self build

The Kingspan TEK Building System of structural insulated panels (SIPs) has been used to create a spectacular, cantilevered self-build in…

 

A little bit of extra care with hygienic handrail system

SG System Products Limited have re-launched their Strading handrail as Strading-hygienic, which is now a stainless-steel handrail coated with an…

 

Aico expands Connected Home offering

Aico’s acquisition of Homelync represents a significant milestone for social landlords looking to procure connected solutions.

Bristol-…

 

Changes to Permitted Development rules welcomed

Langley Structures Ltd has welcomed the updates to the Permitted Development (PD) rules that will allow increased utilisation of upward extensions…

 

Aluminium curtain walling sets new standards in house building

Mention curtain walling to any specifier or contractor and it’s an odds on bet they won’t associate the term with residential projects. However,…

 

Providing low risk income and support for housing association partners

Rentplus gives aspirant homeowners a unique opportunity to get on the property ladder through its affordable rent-to-buy offer.  It supports those…

 

Water pipes protection: Wrap it or regret it!

Burst pipes are the most common cause of home insurance claims in the UK…

 

Pipe and fire sprinkler boxing made simple by UK Boxings

UK Boxings’ pipe & fire sprinkler boxing and boiler casings have been used for more than 20 years by social housing contractors, local…