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In the flush of ultimate wellness

A loo that claims to deliver the ultimate in intimate care can also deliver the ultimate in future-proofed and stylish bathroom design, through developments in flushing technology. The Asana is the latest multi-functional WC to be designed and engineered by... View Article

Aico alarms connected to council warden call systems for maximum safety

South Cambridgeshire District Council is upgrading its 1400 sheltered housing properties with new warden call systems connected to Aico mains powered Multi-Sensor, Heat and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms. As the Council was already planning to replace the existing hard wired Warden Call systems, it took the opportunity to upgrade the Smoke and CO Alarms at the same time.  What’s... View Article

A change of scenery with Kingspan Insulation

Kingspan Kooltherm K108 Cavity Board has been installed on the first phase of houses constructed in the major redevelopment of The Poets in Swinton, helping the project to meet its thermal performance requirements with slim wall build-ups. Salford housing association... View Article

Remmers showcase at W18/Elements Exhibition

Environmentally-friendly and sustainable aren’t just buzzwords for Remmers (UK) Ltd, who will showcase their new LW-722 stain finish at the W18/Elements Exhibition which starts on 30th September. Replacing fossil fuels with biomass process technology, they have used cutting edge technology... View Article

Door closers create safer homes

With fire safety high on the agenda, Dr Lloyd Blewett of Samuel Heath investigates the potential of door closers for social housing The tragic events of last year have, understandably, brought the fire safety spotlight on to the social housing... View Article

Consorts just the job for North View Housing

North View is a community controlled housing association located in the Windlaw area of Castlemilk, on the southernmost boundary of the city of Glasgow. The forward-thinking organisation aims to provide high quality housing at an affordable rent level whilst promoting... View Article

Sanifloor adds to versatility of project

River Clyde Homes is a ‘not for profit’ affordable housing provider that owns and manages over 5,800 homes in Scotland. A significant development completed on their behalf recently was the Barr St Gateway development of 41 homes in Port Glasgow.... View Article

The durability debate

Bob Andrew of Elfin Kitchens, discusses the importance of using durable materials in kitchen refurbishments and the benefits of thinking small A recent report by the charity Shelter revealed that tens of thousands of families are being forced to wait... View Article

Best in class

Phil Windus from ACO Technologies, delves deeper into drainage channel load classes, and explains why you need to know your A 15’s from your B 125’s Given the country’s tendency to suffer from wet weather all year round, and the... View Article

Should you invest in Buy to Let?

Jeff Knight of Foundation Home Loans considers six concerns for pursuing Buy to Let property Every day the news seems to suggest the buy to let market is set for some form of meltdown or mass exodus of landlords. So,... View Article

Collaborative working pays dividends

Adrian Pavey of Nationwide Windows Ltd looks at the challenges facing Registered Social Landlords and the industries they partner with, and how a collaborative approach is the only way of working in the current climate Consolidation sees Registered Social Landlord’s... View Article
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