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Starting this week's episode Luke Loveridge and David Cunningham team up to talk about HomeLINKs latest project in Greenwich. David joins Adam Taylor-Drake from HomeLINK to visit the Flamsteed project to walk us through the work being done there while Luke is joined by Sarah Butler the EU Sharing Cities Project Manager for the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

We then dive into part 2 of Tony Boyles CIH ideas throwback with Simon Roberts – Team Leader for Housing Standards and Quality, Scottish Government, Leonora Montgomery, Chair and Secretary of Aberdeen’s Citywide Multi-Storey Group, David Bookbinder - Director of Glasgow & West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations, James Ward – Director of Asset Management at Barrhead Housing Association all back for part two. This time the group discuss resident safety, sprinklers, building regulations and much more.

And finally to finish the dynamic duo of Steve Bulley and David Richmond are back, this week discussing how users can get the most out of Process Mapping with their local RSM.

This week's FAQ will cover how to enter and exit Housecode mode.

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reduce water consumption

As our climate changes, our population increases and our lifestyles become more leisure orientated, there is an ever-increasing demand for water.

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Safe in the knowledge

EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE IS EVERYTHING WHEN IT COMES TO FIRE SAFETY PRODUCTS. HOWEVER, WITHOUT KNOWING IT, MANY OF US COULD BE MAKING COMPROMISES WHEN IT COMES TO OUR CHOICE OF FIRE FOAMS AND FIRE RATED SILICONES.

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Welcome to Episode 12 of Aico TV! We begin the episode with our Regional Specification Managers, Paul Barrett and Adam Burch, discussing condensation and mould, how it can affect properties and how technology can help combat the problem. Paul also visits John Winstanley from Saxon Weald Housing Association to discuss his experiences with these issues.

Then we re-join the ‘Smart Home Healthy Home’ discussion with our National Sales Manager, Daniel Little and HomeLINK’s Luke Loveridge.

Next, Operations Manager Lee Duffy and Darren Edwards, the Conference Manager at Tech Severn, discuss the upcoming Tech Severn 2021 conference and the journey to carbon neutrality.

This week’s FAQ is ‘What alarm is triggering the system?’.

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We begin this episode with Regional Specification Manager Alex Parker and special guest Paul Meadows, Director of Salus Approved Inspectors. Alex and Paul discuss the changes in building control over the last 15 years and how Salus work to support their clients.

Next, Will Lloyd, Technical Manager from the Fire Industry Association, returns to the studio alongside Andy Speake and Paul Cartwright; together, they explore the change in industry standards, working groups and best practice.

Lastly, we revisit our CIH Ideas Lab with Regional Specification Manager, Tony Boyle, to examine the Scottish Standards.

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Welcome to the tenth episode of Aico TV!

For the first segment, we will be speaking to Aico’s four Mental Health First Aiders, Jane Pritchard, Lily Ellis, Julie Weaving and Andy Sturgess, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Next, we are joined by Curtis Langley from local charity, The Movement Centre; Curtis discusses the work they do and the Captain Tom 100 Challenge.

Finally, we join David Watts from Sparky Ninja for the final discussion in the mini-series. This week, David, Carl and Andy discuss the E5 Group and their goals of improving standards.

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LEADING independent pensions and employee benefit advisors Quantum Advisory has addressed corporate members of Community Housing Cymru, highlighting the importance of reviewing their FRS 102 pension disclosures to potentially improve balance sheet positions, and providing an insight into current market trends in the major pension schemes used by the sector.

Corporate pension actuaries at Quantum, Stuart Price and Adam Cottrell, spoke during the hour-long webinar on Friday 7 May, focussing on issues surrounding the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and the Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS).

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