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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…

Help for housing associations to prevent boiler breakdowns

 

Engineering specialist Teddington Systems has launched a unique new device that could save housing associations and property managers thousands of…

Solutions for offsite and fire safety in one panel: SMARTPLY FR OSB3

 

The constant demand for new housing is what keeps the construction industry alive and booming. However, these demands are increasingly…

Comar helps to complete Park Regis refurbishment project

 

Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems, with their approved fabricator APiC UK Ltd; recently completed a major refurbishment mixed use…

Managing the risks from asbestos

 

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association advises housing providers on the legalities of dealing with asbestos…

What are your legal…

Initiative helps homeowners access new windows and doors

 

Award winning commercial window installer, The Window Company (Contracts) has joined forces with Basildon Borough Council in an innovative…

Intratone keeps Stockport Housing residents updated

 

Intratone, one of Europe’s largest access control specialists, has installed 25 of its digital noticeboards in the communal areas of a…

Accessibility report highlights opportunities in rented housing

 

A new survey(*) is highlighting the growing need for accessible rented accommodation, and particularly homes with accessible bathrooms…

The hidden costs of 'cheap' insulation

 

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers…

Schueco’s outward-opening window viewed as ‘go-to’ solution

 

Originally launched in 2014, the AWS 70 SC outward-opening aluminium window from Schueco UK delivers Schueco’s renowned ‘build quality’ at…

Step by Step

 

Taking a holistic approach to building renovations could help social landlords both improve a property’s energy efficiency as well as its…

Shower solutions for Housing Associations

 

Pleasing all tenants all of the time can be notoriously difficult for Housing Associations. When it comes to the bathroom space, some want…