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Saving energy, improving lives

 

Since the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s report for Government following the independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire…

SBS delivers roofing & energy efficiency works in Wrexham

 

Sustainable Building Services (UK) Limited is now delivering a £2.1M scheme involving 220 occupied properties in Plas Madoc as part of…

Housing Providers & the New Wiring Regulations

 

There are several new regulations that are relevant to the electrical installations within domestic household premises that housing…

Climate change: we can’t blame Brexit for everything

 

H&V manufacturers are always developing products and systems that have lower harmful emissions, but with air pollution contributing to…

Vent-Axia Welcomes Government Clean Air Strategy

 

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has welcomed the Government’s Clean Air Strategy, launched on 14th January 2019, which…

Versatile by Design - Wienerberger launches SVK Fibre Cement Façades

 

Wienerberger, the leading supplier of wall, roof, and landscaping solutions, is proud to announce the addition of the SVK Fibre Cement…

Safeguard research shows homes at risk despite damp treatment

 

Homes throughout the UK may be at risk from rising damp despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs), according to…

Modul'up from Forbo Flooring Systems

 

Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a brand new, adhesive free sheet vinyl product category into its flooring portfolio – Modul’up.…

Changes in the control of invasive weeds like Japanese knotweed

 

Invasive weeds are never far from the news. Plants such as Japanese knotweed need little introduction and should be on the radar of all…

Intergas boilers – the future of reliable heating

 

The UK trade press were invited to the Netherlands recently to hear about the latest developments at Intergas: a change to servicing…

CaberShieldPlus, flooring that keeps you building

 

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate.

Evinox Energy Supply Canary Wharf’s New District, Wood Wharf

 

A new urban district is being created in London's Canary Wharf, which when complete will feature up to 3,600 new homes, a GP’s surgery, a…

Magna Housing specifies Fibo for ‘high quality’ wall panels

 

Magna Housing has been working with Fibo, specifying its panels in over 100 bathrooms over the past year. The housing association made a…

CABE – Closing the gap in performance

 

By Dr Gavin Dunn, Chief Executive of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

The construction industry has long…

How to make the switch from gas boilers (and why)

 

David Holmes, founder of Boiler Guide, explains the implications of banning oil-fired and gas boilers on…

Employee spotlight: Matt Wilde from Langley Waterproofing Systems

 

Matt Wilde, Site Technician for Langley Waterproofing Systems Ltd, discusses with Housing Association magazine his work both on and offsite,…

Drones offer bird's eye view in roof surveys

 

A bird’s eye view of a roof is often the best way to identify issues and quickly find a solution. A new start-up is offering drone services to…

Schueco outward-opening window proving popular for Housing Association projects

 

Three years ago, Schueco UK launched the AWS 70 SC outward-opening window onto the UK market. Latest reports show it is proving extremely…

Brexit and Beyond

 

John Whalley, Managing Director of Nationwide Windows & Doors, leading fenestration partner to social housing landlords, looks at how…

Change is in the air

 

Government departments are pouring over technical data and preparing new directives, trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential…