Product News

New products, new look for Sangamo heating and timer controls

 

The existing Sangamo range of Choice Thermostats and Choice Controllers, well-known in the industry, has been totally revamped and has been…

Construction membranes are hidden protectors

 

A combination of wall and roofing membranes from Glidevale Protect has been specified and installed on a new build social housing scheme built by…

Aluminium decking resolves Lewisham balcony fire risk

 

As fire-safety concerns continue to pose major challenge for housing providers across the UK, successful remediations are to be…

Electric heating solutions for social landlords

 

 

Specifying an electric heating solution for housing, student accommodation, social housing and private rental properties can be a time…

How to create smart, low-carbon social housing that can tackle our fuel poverty problem?

 

 

By partnering with social housing landlords to deliver a fully-financed and intelligently operated solar PV and battery…

Sound engineering

 

 

Noise pollution can have a significant impact on resident quality of life, so should housing associations and commercial…

Letterbox security solutions

 

Social housing providers are just one of a wide range of organisations that have warmed to the latest solution to letterbox security from Midlands…

Bathroom for life: AKW helps futureproof tenant bathrooms

 

AKW shows that it is possible to build cost-effective inclusivity into a bathroom’s design, so it is fit for purpose, no matter what the tenants…

Aico selected as supplier to UK Fire and Rescue Service

 

 

Aico are delighted to have been selected as a supplier on all categories of the West Midlands Fire Service Framework, which will…

Casings for social housing – covering up with Encasement

 

In any property, whether it’s a new build or a refurbishment project, there will inevitably be exposed pipework that needs covering for…

Safety first

 

The preference from the ‘Health and Safety Executive’ is that access to high level areas are either restricted or prevented with plant…

Award for Southgate project encompassing flat to pitched conversions

 

As part of a wide scale refurbishment project from Enfield Council, Langley Structures Ltd delivered a series of Flat to Pitched (FTP)…

How to build flexibility into tenants bathrooms

 

 

With an ageing population and only 7% of housing stock in England offering even the most basic accessibility features , there is a…

Gas Safety: Staying on the Right Side of the Regulations

 

 

In 2020 a new problem significantly exacerbated the age-old problem of access to residents’ homes to perform gas safety checks and…

Thinking INSIDE the box with Pendock

 

 

When evaluating opportunities to cut costs in social housing refurbishment or retro-fit fire sprinkler installation in high rise blocks…

Building better information

 

 

How drones and laser scanning are speeding up the digitisation of buildings and assets

In June 2017, a…

A ‘smart’ solution for Housing Associations

 

From appliances to energy management, the role of ‘smart home’ technology continues to expand. Previously only seen in private homes, smart…