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Successfully managing mould and damp

Whilst the initial formation and subsequent growth of mould throughout a residential property can appear unsightly, it can also cause potentially serious health problems for the individuals residing within it.... View Article

Water-tight partnerships

LISTEN HERE 🔊 James Homard of Urban Environments explores how housing professionals can maximise value from their water hygiene consultancy. Many housing providers and landlords appoint a specialist water hygiene... View Article

The smart approach to specifying smoke vents

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Tony Stevens of Bilco UK shares the top three considerations they believe housing professionals should focus on when specifying NSHEVs. Natural Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilators (NSHEVs),... View Article

Waterproof wall panels: the modern option

LISTEN HERE 🔊 In these turbulent times, waterproof wall panels may offer social housing providers and local authorities a more effective bathroom walling solution, explains Nicola Lewis of Fibo. This... View Article

Modular Assisted Living

Graham Edward, Managing Director of Edward Architecture: “At Edward Architecture we have experienced a noticeable rise in demand from Housing Associations for modular construction in the assisted living sector. Funding... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Pendock’s pipe boxing ‘tool-box’

The Pendock Profiles range of pipe boxing and casing solutions is one of the most comprehensive available for social housing projects. Each product like a specialised ‘tool’ designed for a specific purpose,... View Article

Firestopping solutions start with Sika

Navigating the often-complex process of choosing the correct passive fire protection system for a project can be a challenge but thanks to leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika, specifiers can take... View Article

Senior’s artful display at Bournemouth University

Aluminium fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems have helped create a warm and welcoming accommodation scheme for the students of Arts University Bournemouth. Senior’s patented low U-value PURe® aluminium windows... View Article

When do we need a waking watch?

The Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 claimed the lives of 72 people. In the aftermath of the tragedy, it was discovered that many other high-rise buildings in the UK used... View Article
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