HMM 2020 – Futurebuild

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A unique event for a diverse sector

With a new home for the 2019 edition, HOMES UK will provide the UK’s residential property sector with the opportunity to connect, learn and do business over an action-packed two... View Article

Eliminating Legionella

Legionella bacteria are present in natural water sources. It can also find its way into manmade water systems such as those found in social housing. Low levels are not dangerous,... View Article

Robotics – the future of housing

Rob Bryan of Vantage discusses harnessing the power of robotic process automation in social housing Housing associations are fast finding how to harness artificial intelligence to streamline processes and reduce... View Article

A better future for all?

Keith Plummer of Ubbink discusses why the launch of BS 8612 was necessary and how it has impacted the industry and made dry verge systems a reliable roofing solution British... View Article

Electrical safety: ready for a step change

Chris Edwards, CORGI Technical Services’ Electrical Technical Safety Manager, shares his views on the electrical industry and why he’s keen to highlight effective management, the importance of a ‘ground up’... View Article

Adapt to changing market needs

Robin Tuffley of Closomat discusses why it’s so important for landlords to make their homes –particularly bathrooms – accessible for all and what changes can be made The rental housing... View Article

Blazes beset timber clad housing blocks

The social housing sector’s confidence in the safety of its residential stock has been badly shaken after a number of fires destroyed or badly damaged a number of developments over... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Kingspan introduces QuadCore Roofboard

Kingspan Insulation is raising roof performance to new heights with Kingspan QuadCore 426 Roofboard, an innovative flat roof insulation board delivering excellent thermal and fire performance, enhanced environmental credentials, and... View Article

Snickers Workwear – waterproof working

You can count on comfort and protection throughout the autumn and winter with Snickers Workwear’s NEW AllroundWork Jackets for professional tradesmen and women. Stay dry, warm and comfortable by choosing... View Article

Retire with Style

The ground floor of an up-market McCarthy and Stone retirement village has been cleverly divided using a Stylefold 120 manual folding wall, allowing staff to quickly adapt the room to... View Article

Airtech helps raise awareness on radon

Airtech, the ventilation specialists, is supporting UK Radon Awareness Week (4-10 November 2019.) Run by the UK Radon Association, this year the campaign is focusing on recent research from Public... View Article

ToughGlaze UK Stock List 2020

Bespoke Products TG Switchable (available combined with other products) Security Glass (manual attack, anti-bandit, ballistic & bullet resistant, blast & explosion resistant) Mesh & Fabric interlayers (available combined with other... View Article

Case Study Confirms that SuDS Cost Less

The trade association Interpave has published a new case study which demonstrates that sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) – including concrete block permeable paving – should cost less than conventional piped... View Article

Airtech launches new website packed with resources

Ventilation specialists, Airtech has launched its new website at www.airtechsolutions.co.uk. Offering a clean, fresh, simple and attractive design, the site is packed with useful free resources to provide registered providers,... View Article

Keeping dry…

By Ian Weakford, Sales & Marketing Director @ Hambleside Danelaw With the increasing unpredictability of British weather, particularly in winter, ensure you- and the properties you manage- stay dry. Extreme... View Article

New augmented reality app released

Stelrad has released a new App to help those specifying Stelrad radiators to envisage them in a real life setting. The augmented reality App is free and can be downloaded... View Article

Keeping mould at bay

With the introduction of the ‘Fitness for Human Habitation Act of 2019’ landlords face increasing pressure in the fight against mould and blackspot growth in their properties. This problem increases... View Article

Controlling influence

From sophisticated users who want the latest wifi controlled options, to elderly or vulnerable people who need the simplest of controls to cope with their system – its vital that... View Article
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