Housing Association Magazine

AliDeck publish UK Balcony Fires Report 2020 - 2021


Rochester-based balcony components manufacturer AliDeck made an important contribution last year to the national debate on fire…

 

The sustainability case for PVC-U


With pressure on the construction industry to utilise more sustainable building methods and product choices, specifying a PVC-U…

 

Siderise launches masonry passive fire protection package


Siderise has launched a suite of new passive fire protection products specifically engineered for masonry facades, making it easy…

 

Remediate combustible balcony and terrace decks with fire…

As legislation has continued to evolve following Grenfell, achieving fire safety has become the major challenge for property managers…

 

Key safety considerations when specifying showers

 

A rise in multi-generational living, alongside an aging population, means that bathroom safety has come into sharp focus in…

 

Dementia-approved bathroom design by AKW

According to the Alzheimer’s Society, the number of people with dementia is steadily increasing and careful planning is required to manage…

 

Keeping tenants safe and sound through robust ventilated façade design

 

Designing ventilated façades for building exteriors is a popular method in modern construction which introduces a series of…

 

Aico receives a Royal visit

 

Aico were honoured to receive Her Royal Highness Princess Anne to their headquarters on Friday 8th October, in recognition of…

 

Aico announce signatory status of the Climate Pledge

 

Aico are proud to announce their commitment to the Climate Pledge, as part of their drive towards sustainable business practices…

 

Natural smoke ventilation utilising a variety of certified solutions

 

Newton House is a brand new Housing 21 Extra Care Living development in Penrith. It promotes independent living for…

 

Smoke ventilation maintenance: what you need to know

The consequences of the failure to maintain smoke ventilation systems can be dire. Fire often grabs more headlines, but smoke is the real…

 

An alternative approach to ventilating challenging sub-floor spaces

 

In new build homes with precast concrete or timber suspended ground floors, controlling atmospheric moisture in the sub-floor…

 

Corksol UK launches antiviral surface spray coating

 

Corksol UK has announced the launch of its innovative spray solution, Protesol Antiviral, which is scientifically…

 

Stormking increases productivity thanks to offsite prefabrication

Prefabricated Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) products, such as bay window roofs, door canopies and dormers, are enabling the construction industry…