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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 resistant aluminium decking

 

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…

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…

Digistat Universal Thermostats for Social Housing

 


Introducing the new Digistat – an innovative range of universal wired and wireless digital thermostats. Bridging…

ROCKWOOL® launches Social Housing Resource Hub

 

The specialist area advises on insulation for both new build and retrofit projects

Stone wool insulation…

What do next month’s Part L changes mean for housing providers?

 

Changes to Part L have significant ramifications for new build – but also replacement programmes. We report...

Can system design tools get PIV systems to perform better?

 

Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) is a tried and tested method of dealing with condensation and mould in the UK’s housing stock. It is…

Remediate combustible timber or composite balconies to achieve fire safety

 

Resolving Fire safety concerns in residential multi-occupancy buildings poses a major challenge for property managers and specifiers.…