Bluetooth network controls

DANLERS’ range of “Casambi-enabled” occupancy detectors use Bluetooth Low Energy communication to control lighting without the need for any wiring between the controls and the luminaires. Any number of Casambi-enabled luminaires and controls in a building will automatically form a... View Article

Snickers LITEWork working clothes for summer

The innovative new quick-drying fabrics in this lightweight workwear make them a must for the summer months. A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site. That’s why Snickers NEW LITEWork clothing can help... View Article

Airtech helps landlords meet NICE guidance and Homes Act

Following the recent launch of ‘Indoor Air Quality at Home’ from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), landlords can be assured that Airtech can provide the ventilation solutions and expertise to help them meet the new guidance.... View Article

Wheelchair accessible bathrooms – if not now…. when?

Stuart Reynolds, Head of Product and Marketing at AKW, explains how both private and social landlords can create well-designed wheelchair accessible bathrooms, cost-effectively. A sizeable survey on wheelchair users and their housing needs revealed the chronic lack of wheelchair accessible... View Article

CaberShieldPlus; keeping you building for up to 60 days, even with the roof off

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate. Comprising Norbord’s popular moisture-resistant CaberFloor P5 tongue-and-groove particleboard flooring panel, CaberShieldPlus is specially designed to withstand exposure to wet conditions. CaberShieldPlus has protection on both sides, not just the exposed upper surface. The top... View Article

The big cover up – Casings for social housing

The ongoing process of routine maintenance, heating system upgrades and new boiler installations, together with the retro-fitting of fire sprinkler systems in high-rise social housing, all demand that the pipework is covered to give a decorative and consistent finish. Pre-formed... View Article

Waterproof wall panels yield benefits

From speedy installation times to improved long-term performance, opting for waterproof wall panels offers a true alternative to tiles for kitchen and bathroom projects. Here, Scott Beattie, Managing Director at Fibo, explains more on the benefits and why these products... View Article

Fitness for Human Habitation Act E Book released

On Friday, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act will come into force on all rented properties in England. According to data published by the government, there were 480,000 social housing properties that didn’t meet the Decent Homes Standard in... View Article