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Postcode lottery for landlord licences

The cost of landlord licensing schemes in Britain are a postcode lottery reveals new research1 from Direct Line for Business. The analysis of licensing charges between local authorities show a large... View Article

The ethics of energy distribution

Paul Hutchens is CEO of Midlands-based solar specialists Eco2Solar. He is a board member of the Solar Trade Association (STA), the UK’s leading solar industry voice, and Chairman of the... View Article

Cleaning up after hoarders

Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager, Rentokil Specialist Hygiene Netflix’s latest series to go viral, Tidying up with Marie Kondo, may have left many Brits feeling motivated to clear-out their... View Article

SARH film in line for industry ‘Oscar’

A touch of Hollywood magic has seen Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) shortlisted for a prestigious housing industry award. Stafford’s leading provider of affordable homes to rent is shortlisted for the Excellence in... View Article

Making maintenance manageable

Kirona’s Neil Harvey explains how workflow management solutions can benefit housing providers, making it simpler to monitor and manage necessary maintenance and repair work Mobile workforce products provide organisations with... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Solid floor refurbishment research released

Kingspan Insulation has published a new white paper assessing how different floor insulation specifications can impact cost and floor-to-ceiling height in home refurbishments. The report is based on research from... View Article

Introducing Königstone: Feel at home

Taking its name from the German word for “king”, Königstone was created in 2005 with the aim of providing quartz products of the highest quality for use as surfaces in kitchens and bathrooms.... View Article

The hidden costs of ‘cheap’ insulation

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers can reduce construction thicknesses and actually save on total upfront costs. The... View Article

Double success for SE Controls apprentices

Two apprentices at Lichfield based smoke control environmental ventilation and façade engineering specialist, SE Controls, have become the first to complete the company’s engineering apprenticeship programme, after four years of... View Article

Shelforce – saving Local Authorities money

A leading manufacturer of PVCu windows and doors based in Birmingham is continuing its legacy of saving Local Authorities money on building projects. Shelforce specialises in providing high-quality products to... View Article

Door closer’s fire credentials enhanced

Samuel Heath’s commitment to ensuring that its Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers provide the ultimate assurance in quality and performance has been further underlined with the successful completion of additional... View Article

Boiler Plus compliant controls from ESi

ESi is enjoying phenomenal growth and is a highly competent heating controls brand, and it proudly stands behind two of its Boiler Plus compliant controls. ESi’s ESRTP4RF and ESRTP5 Wifi... View Article

Wilo small circulators

Wilo offers the new generation of the Wilo-Yonos PICO series small circulators to the UK market. A range of new features has been added to this popular circulator primarily for... View Article

Flexvent success for Flamco

Leading HVAC component manufacturer Flamco is celebrating the sale of its three millionth Flexvent air vent valve in the UK and Ireland in the past ten years. Selling around 300,000... View Article
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