ECA backs Government plans for low-carbon heat

Leading electrotechnical and engineering services trade body ECA broadly welcomes the government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy, which includes a scheme to help UK households install new, low-carbon heating systems. However, ECA urges further action in the coming years to meet... View Article

Out with the old, in with the Ali VU

Whether helping to future-proof new build homes or improve the energy-efficiency of existing housing stock, Senior Architectural Systems’ slimline Ali VU aluminium windows have been specifically developed to offer exceptional thermal performance and outstanding design flexibility. Featuring a strong yet... View Article

Pipe Dreams – Pendock pipe boxing for social housing

The Pendock Profiles range of pipe boxing and casing solutions is one of the most comprehensive available for social housing projects. Each product is designed for a specific purpose, but they are also versatile enough to be used on a range of... View Article

We put the ‘safety’ in safety flooring…

Vinyl safety flooring is a crucial element of any wet room and is designed to ensure the end user is both safe and comfortable when showering. AKW Safety Flooring has been manufactured especially for the care market and combines a... View Article

Funding to meet Fuel Poverty Target short of £18bn

Research published today by AgilityEco and Gemserv reveals that current funding and policy to relieve fuel poverty will help only a fraction of the 3.2 million homes that were in fuel poverty in 2019. The legally binding target to all... View Article

Housing waiting lists could double next year

One in 10 households in need of housing are stuck on council waiting lists for over five years as a result of the chronic shortage of affordable homes, new research reveals today. A new report, Building post-pandemic prosperity, commissioned by the... View Article

Scottish landlords warn of winter housing shortage

Scotland’s largest membership organisation for private rented sector (PRS) landlords and letting agents has warned of a shortage of properties available to rent over the winter, increasing pressure on emergency housing provided by councils. The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL)... View Article

The right controls for the right end users… 

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 heating system – it’s vital that there’s a full range of complexity available in today’s... View Article

Safe and sound with Sika’s fire-resistant sealant

For passive fire protection with added peace of mind, Sika’s Sikacryl® -621 acrylic sealant combines exceptional fire-resistance with the added benefit of providing acoustic insulation. The phthalate-free Sikacryl-621 acrylic sealant is incredibly flexible and can offer up to 4 hours... View Article

UNITHERM HEATING SYSTEMS LAUNCHES IN UK

One of the most successful names in renewable heating in Ireland has launched its UK operation from impressive new premises in Exeter.  The local MP for East Devon, Simon Jupp was a visitor to the new Exeter headquarters of Unitherm... View Article

The right controls for the right end users…

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 heating system – it’s vital that there’s a full range of complexity available in today’s... View Article

Cover unsightly pipe work easily with UK Boxings

UK Boxings’ decorative casings and boxing products have been used by housing associations and local authorities for more than 20 years to hide fire sprinkler, heating system and boiler pipework to help reduce time on site and save money. Manufactured... View Article

Is Now a Good Time to Sell My Property?

Spring has always proven to be the best time to put your home on the property market. However, the trend is different as the property market continues to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.  So, before putting your... View Article

Doors fit for a new world!

Residents deserve unquestionable comfort and safety in the post pandemic era, as do the professionals responsible for providing it. Many things have changed over the past eighteen or more months since our world was turned upside down. However, perhaps its... View Article

5 Reasons Why You Must Invest in Combi Boilers

One good feature of a conventional boiler is that you can receive water from multiple sources (mains), heat the water, and use it. Similarly, you can also conserve the heated water in the storage tank specifically built for that purpose.... View Article