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Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is sharing ways to help take of your lungs and protect your household from indoor air pollution during Love Your Lungs week, which takes place 21 - 27 June 2021. Indoor air pollution can affect lung health and is linked to increased risk of pneumonia, COPD and lung cancer. If an asthma sufferer has an allergic reaction to a pollutant in the air, this can also make asthma symptoms worse. Vent-Axia has been committed to protecting public health by improving indoor air quality since 1936. As part of this commitment, Vent-Axia is therefore supporting the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Love Your Lungs campaign, which raises awareness of lung health.
This week's episode kicks off with Intelligent Homes, Dan Little our National Sales Manager takes a look into Smart Homes with Adam Williams, Chief Commercial Officer at Lightwave. The pair delve into where they see Intelligent Homes in the future, the evolution of technology and challenges facing the industry.
Next, RSM’s Tony Boyle and Michael Coupland sit down on the eve of England and Scotland’s European Football Championships match up to discuss the differences in Fire and CO detection standards north and south of the border.
And finally, our relationships manager Tina Mistry chats with Claire Heyes, CEO at CORGI Technical Services ahead of National Social Housing Safety and Compliance week discussing the conference, CORGI’s members and challenges facing the social housing sector.
Hear the truth about heat pumps from the counties and countries that have real experience….
Panasonic is pleased to announce its support for Heat Pump Month, produced in conjunction with Low Carbon Homes UK. Beginning on 17th June, Heat Pump Month provides a month-long series of free-to-attend online events aimed at bringing together housing, built-environment, policy and installation professionals. The first event takes place at 4pm-8pm on 17th June where attendees can access a team of industry experts including one of Panasonic’s low carbon experts, Tony Lathey.
Our RSM Gary Mason runs through the History of Aico’s training and how Expert Installer came to be with Robert Avery, Head of Fire and Security at McIntyre Compliance Services. Gary and Robert discuss Aico and MCS’s relationship, the Installer Community and Gary’s upcoming visit to train 250 engineers.
Aico's Marketing Manager Alex Garmston sits down with Pam Hodgetts, Corporate Partnerships Manager and Helen Stevens, Communications and Marketing Manager for Midlands Air Ambulance. The trio walk through the ins and outs of the day to day life of the service, what companies can do to help and upcoming fundraisers.
And finally our RSM Tony Boyles CIH Ideas Lab throwback returns for its third and final instalment. Tony is again joined by 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. In this final instalment, the group discuss new safety technologies such as IoT, how these technologies can improve tenant safety and the potential barriers.
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.
As our climate changes, our population increases and our lifestyles become more leisure orientated, there is an ever-increasing demand for water.