Housing Association Magazine

Vent-Axia shortlisted for three awards at prestigious H&V News…

Leading British ventilation manufacturer, Vent-Axia is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted three times in the H&V News…

 

Initiative helps homeowners access new windows and doors

Award winning commercial window installer, The Window Company (Contracts) has joined forces with Basildon Borough Council in an innovative…

 

Intratone keeps Stockport Housing residents updated

Intratone, one of Europe’s largest access control specialists, has installed 25 of its digital noticeboards in the communal areas of a…

 

Accessibility report highlights opportunities in rented housing

A new survey(*) is highlighting the growing need for accessible rented accommodation, and particularly homes with accessible bathrooms…

 

The hidden costs of 'cheap' insulation

New research has shown that by using premium performance phenolic insulation over cheaper, thicker mineral fibre insulation, developers…

 

Refurbishing to achieve sustainability

Refurbishing (or ‘retrofitting’) refers to the regeneration of buildings to reduce energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions.…

 

Schueco’s outward-opening window viewed as ‘go-to’ solution

Originally launched in 2014, the AWS 70 SC outward-opening aluminium window from Schueco UK delivers Schueco’s renowned ‘build quality’ at…

 

Step by Step

Taking a holistic approach to building renovations could help social landlords both improve a property’s energy efficiency as well as its…

 

More costs and delays could hamper housebuilding, warns experts

New biodiversity measures will result in more costs and more delays for the nation’s small and medium-sized (SME) house builders, worsening…

 

Shower solutions for Housing Associations

Pleasing all tenants all of the time can be notoriously difficult for Housing Associations. When it comes to the bathroom space, some want…

 

The impact of fire regulations on balcony design

Following the Grenfell disaster and the West Hampstead balcony fires, it was only a matter of time before safety concerns gave rise to…

 

Changing the way we build homes

At the start of December, a packed out conference room at Mitsubishi Electric’s Hatfield headquarters heard the forthright views of TV…

 

Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door & Framing System

After extensive research and consultation with key supply partners, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems deliver the Comar 9P.i High…

 

Hightown HA highlight positive role of apprenticeships

A housing association has highlighted the positive impact that apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy.…

 

'Changes in cladding legislation will speed up Grenfell remediation'

In light of new changes to the housing health and safety…

 

One Manchester selects Intergas as boiler of choice

What makes an established and successful housing association decide to work with a little-known Dutch boiler manufacturer? Terri Taylor,…

 

Competency in fire protection and tenant safety -…

In a recent detailed evidence report by Arup fire engineer, Dr. Barbara Lane, numerous questions were raised about the overall management…

 

Spring Statement is not enough to close social rent gap

by Victoria Galligan, Housing Association Magazine editor

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s affordable housing guarantee scheme means that…

 

Vent-Axia’s New Revive Fan offers social housing…

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has launched its updated Lo-Carbon Revive fan with a range of new and improved features…

 

Vectaire adds to their vertical whole house heat recovery…

Vectaire has three new models in their vertical whole house heat recovery range.  To ensure a comfortable user experience, the Midi, Maxi and Maxi…