Housing Association Magazine

The Golden Thread – Lifecycle of a Fire Door

Fire doorset legislation has changed significantly in the recent years, with changes made at every stage in the lifecycle of a fire…

 

Lightweight metal roofing systems….What are they?


by David Padmore, Sales Director, Metrotile Lightweight Roofing

 

Climate Change, the Cost-of-Living Crisis and Water


In the UK water conservation has been almost treated with derision.  Excepting the summer of 1976,…

 

Gas Pipework in Multi Occupancy Buildings – know your risks!

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) are concerned with preventing or limiting the harmful effects…

 

PAVATEX: addressing overheating in UK homes

Compared to pre-industrial times, average land temperatures have risen about 1.2 °C. By 2052, global temperatures will likely exceed pre-…

 

Installation of aluminium decking boards delivers fire safety to block in London…

Timber decking on balconies has been recognised as no longer fit for purpose. We spoke with Richard Izzard, managing director of…

 

Government response to building safety consultation results in…

Following extensive review, the Government has responded to a 2020 consultation reviewing the ban on the use of combustible materials in…

 

Sentry Doors now offers UKCA accreditation for entire range of FD30S flat…

All glazing options pass stringent burn tests to offer the latest in compliance.

Sentry Doors, a leading…

 

AKW’s beautiful inclusive showering at Housing 2022

As soon as the word ‘inclusive’ is added to the word ‘bathroom’, many think of function rather than style. Yet at Housing 2022 this…

 

Addressing the construction skills shortage

Recent reports have suggested that by 2025, the construction sector will be facing a shortage of an estimated 250,000 skilled labour…

 

The Energy Security Bill

George Clarke reacts to the recent Queens speech and asks whether it made any difference to housing

So, for the…

 

Balcony decking replacement provides long-lasting and safe solution

With remedial works being a constant pressure for property managers, it is essential to understand new materials solutions to ensure…