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On the tipping point of fuel poverty

 

We live in difficult times. The rapid increase in energy prices forces good people into bad debt for necessities such as warmth and water. It…

Jo Fallon joins Weaver Vale Housing Trust

 

Weaver Vale Housing Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Jo Fallon as Assistant Director of Development, adding to its key Directorate…

Be prepared for a harsh winter

 

The holly trees are full of red berries. The leaves are burning brighter and falling late. The acorn shells are thick. The houses are full of…

Breaking the stigma of social housing

 

Joe Bradbury of Housing Association magazine asks whether we need a new approach to social housing as well as more money?

As part…

Why should anyone have to choose between heating and eating?

 

 

With energy prices rising for the second time this year, Max Halliwell explores the impact this is likely to have on fuel poverty…

Reducing the human cost of rising energy bills

 

The cap on fuel prices will rise in October, increasing the gap between the cost of energy and what people can afford by 9%. This will…

Metrotile: The No Drama Roof

 

Metrotile Lightweight Roofing originated in New Zealand over 40 years ago, demonstrating that you should expect so much more from a product as…

Imperial Green

 

Stannah Lifts has supplied and installed (and will maintain) 38 lift products in Imperial Green, a high-specification development of 75, two…

Why heat free jointing is the perfect choice for HAs

 

Eleanor Johnson, Market Manager for Fittings at Pegler Yorkshire looks at how a combination of push and press technology is becoming a system…

266% pay rise – what the average Londoner needs to buy a home

 

Figures from the National Housing Federation’s Home Truths report reveal that the average London home now costs £526,000 - 16 times the…

Ultra Quiet Ecodan takes heat pumps to the next level

 

The social housing sector has been amongst the first to really embrace renewable heating in a drive to combat fuel poverty and bring down…

Rethinking retrofit: transforming empty houses into homes

 

What is retrofitting, exactly?
For the purposes of this article, I’m referring to ‘Retrofitting’ as the refurbishment of…