KMS hit 1.5 million fobs in the UK

KMS, the leading supplier of communal door access solutions to the UK housing industry have now passed 1.5 million fobs in operation with their web based access control system with SimpleKey Web. As the leading supplier to the social housing... View Article

Heating controls for housing specialists

ESi is providing installers and specifiers with the best options in BoilerPlus compliant heating controls, a range already being welcomed by a number of new build and social housing providers. The products on offer are ideal for new build or... View Article

Thurrock Council gains ground in ‘gigabit borough’ rollout

More than 1,400 social housing tenants in Thurrock will very soon have access to ultrafast gigabit broadband, with thousands more set to follow. Last year, Thurrock Council agreed a pioneering partnership with Hyperoptic – the UK’s largest gigabit broadband provider – to... View Article

Snickers Workwear Climate Control Underwear

Dressing for the cold is like building a house – start with a good foundation. The Snickers Workwear Baselayer clothing uses high-tech breathable fabrics for ventilation and body moisture transport for consistent warmth and comfort. The seamless designs are available... View Article

Premium non-lead flashing goes to extremes

Ubiflex Extreme can be used in most applications where lead is traditionally used to provide a weatherproof junction at features such as changes of direction and materials. It has been developed for quick and easy installation and to withstand extremely... View Article

Break the mould with Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme

The mild, wet autumnal weather can provide the ideal conditions for mould and mildew to thrive but thanks to Crown Trade’s range of Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting paints, the outlook has just got brighter. Ideally suited for damp-prone areas such... View Article

Aico commences flagship apprenticeship programme

Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has now commenced its flagship Apprenticeship Programme. Aico received over fifty applications from potential apprentices over the summer, with four Apprentices commencing employment in September within the Customer Service, Finance and Technical... View Article

Norbord launches super-quiet flooring range

Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Called CaberAcoustic, the new product comprises 18mm or 22mm CaberFloor P5 chipboard with... View Article

New BSI Tanking regs made easy with Kinedo

Over the summer the British Standards Institute (BSI) released its latest codes of practice for BS 5385-1 which included a change in regulations for tiling in wet areas. Under the revision, which is highlighted in clause 6.1.1.3, all substrates should... View Article

Keyte Gardens scoops National Green Award

Keyte Gardens, Warwickshire Rural Housing Association (WRHA)’s innovative new development in Wootton Wawen, is officially the Best Green Scheme in the UK! The ground-breaking scheme, which was opened by HRH The Princess Royal in September, scooped the title in the... View Article

Homes England confirms new wave of strategic partners

Seven more strategic partnerships with housing associations across England are confirmed by Homes England today, which will deliver an additional 13,475 affordable homes by March 2022. The partnerships, which were announced as part of the Budget 2018, will secure a... View Article

Fibo wall panels win over Powys County Council

Fibo bathroom wall panels were recently specified by Powys County Council for a long term maintenance programme that will involve installing Fibo’s panels as part of their bathroom programme. The refurbishment programme, which is the first of its kind where... View Article