Housing Association Magazine

The nightmare before construction

TV presenter and architect George Clarke looks at the global shortage of construction materials.

 

Social housing green energy schemes lead way on sector decarbonisation…

 

What do the pioneering ReFLEX Orkney project, the unique ‘Solopower’ solution, and the Government’s Social Housing…

 

How to remediate combustible timber or composite balconies to achieve fire safety

Fire safety is the key issue of our times. While the new build sector has relatively easily made the transition to using fire safe materials, the…

 

Social housing targeted for launch of Ventilation MOT®

Housing associations and local authorities responsible for management of housing stock, along with their specialist advisors, are to be…

 

New modular zero-carbon homes set to revolutionise UK housebuilding

The first company to combine offsite construction with a Passivhaus Institute certified complete build system, Beattie Passive, leading provider…

 

Keeping UK stocks high for disability adaptations

EffectAble Construction Services are one of the largest independent specialist disability adaptation companies in the UK. During these turbulent…

 

Joined up thinking from Stockport Homes

Stockport Homes are upgrading the heating system to low rise apartments in the Lancashire Hill area in Stockport. This has been driven by a…

 

Significant SmartSecure addition with FUHR Autotronic

The FUHR autotronic 834 lock has been added to Carl F Groupco’s suite of SmartSecure electronic door locking and access control solutions. As one…

 

Will the new National Model Design Code work?

George Clarke explores the contradictions in government housing policy

 

Nova Group raises the bar on window and door quality in 50th year

Leading PVCu and aluminium window and door supplier to the social housing sector, Nova Group, has invested in new technology and supply chain…

 

Renovation ensures Council tenants have efficient homes for the future

To complete an award-winning renovation scheme, the London Borough of Islington retained a tried and tested team to deliver a continued single…

 

A design for balcony life.

 

Following the Grenfell tragedy, root and branch change has been demanded across construction practice and the regulatory…

 

Aico | HomeLINK host virtual event: 'What makes a healthy home?'

Wednesday 9th June saw the success of the virtual event, ‘What Makes a Healthy Home?’ powered by Aico | HomeLINK. The event aimed to create…

 

Take care of your lungs for ‘Love Your Lungs’ week

 

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is sharing ways to help take of your lungs and protect your household from indoor air…

 

Condensation and mould: Fighting back, even in the mouldiest homes

Condensation and mould can be a recurring problem for many landlords and their residents. During the pandemic this has been a bigger problem due…