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With the majority of social housing tenants having contracts directly with electricity suppliers, you could be forgiven for wondering how housing associations could benefit from upgrading conventional meters to smart meters. In fact, there are many advantages for both housing associations and tenants.
In 2019 the UK Government legislated to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. One result of this has been to put pressure on housing associations to decarbonise the UK’s social housing stock, though housing associations in some areas need to move even faster because local authorities have committed to decarbonisation by 2030.
The Cairngorm Group tasked leading window and door fittings distributor Carl F Groupco with managing their hardware transition during a recent PVCu profile changeover. Putting trust in their 16-year partnership, the two-month project was delivered by the multiskilled team at Carl F Groupco headed by Pamela Wilson, Regional Sales Manager for Scotland who has worked closely with the Cairngorm team throughout the longstanding partnership.
The profile changeover was time-sensitive, and the transition needed to be smooth to ensure business saw no detrimental effects. Throughout the supply chain, the project required meticulous planning and cooperation, allowing for the efficient switch to the new profile.
Corksol UK has announced the launch of its innovative spray solution, Protesol Anitviral, which is scientifically proven to protect treated surfaces against 99.99% of harmful bacteria and viruses, including SARS and Coronavirus.
The ground-breaking new spray solution can be retro applied to surfaces including plastic, ceramic, metal, laminate and some painted surfaces, making it ideal for use in communal areas in social housing.
Leading Change Consultancy Nine Feet Tall will be hosting a Virtual Roundtable Event aimed at business and transformation leaders in the Housing sector. Digital transformation has been on the agenda for many housing providers and these events provide a much-needed platform for thoughtful discussion and insight.
Customers are increasingly expecting digital solutions for their day-to-day interactions with housing providers and the pressure to deliver is high. Technology has evolved so quickly in recent years and the race is on to provide personalisation, efficiency and more customer control.
The Roundtable Event, on 29th September, will include interactive discussions, best practice advice and the key success factors to deliver transformation.
Still time to register now to get free entry
Just days away, the award-winning UK Construction Week returns from 5-7 October at the NEC in Birmingham and is a one-stop-shop for all things construction, including CPD sessions, product demos and free information on all the latest regulations, digital technology and MMC solutions, innovative materials and new suppliers coming into the UK market. It is the first major live event in the construction industry for two years with over 300 exhibitors, bringing together the whole industry across three days.
Each day of the show will have a topical theme, with day one focusing on sustainability, day two on diversity, equality and inclusion in construction, and day three on the big issues around quality, social value and building safety.
Carl F Groupco, leading manufacturer of door and window hardware, including panic and emergency exit components, expands their range to include the CISA FAST Touch Panic Exit Push Bar.
Compatible with FUHR panic exit door locks, the panic bar features fast touch operation and a special mortice panic function that works alongside the eurogroove fit FUHR multipoint panic lock range. The stainless-steel satin PVD finish provides a clean and crisp appearance.
Taking place on 5-7 October at the NEC in Birmingham, the award-winning UK Construction Week is a one-stop-shop for all things construction, including CPD sessions, product demos and free information on all the latest regulations, digital technology and MMC solutions, innovative materials and new suppliers coming into the UK market. It is the first major live event in the construction industry for two years with over 300 exhibitors, bringing together the whole industry across three days.