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Climate change: we can’t blame Brexit for everything

 

H&V manufacturers are always developing products and systems that have lower harmful emissions, but with air pollution contributing to…

Vent-Axia Welcomes Government Clean Air Strategy

 

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has welcomed the Government’s Clean Air Strategy, launched on 14th January 2019, which…

Versatile by Design - Wienerberger launches SVK Fibre Cement Façades

 

Wienerberger, the leading supplier of wall, roof, and landscaping solutions, is proud to announce the addition of the SVK Fibre Cement…

Safeguard research shows homes at risk despite damp treatment

 

Homes throughout the UK may be at risk from rising damp despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs), according to…

Changes in the control of invasive weeds like Japanese knotweed

 

Invasive weeds are never far from the news. Plants such as Japanese knotweed need little introduction and should be on the radar of all…

Intergas boilers – the future of reliable heating

 

The UK trade press were invited to the Netherlands recently to hear about the latest developments at Intergas: a change to servicing…

CaberShieldPlus, flooring that keeps you building

 

CaberShieldPlus is the ideal flooring solution when building in Britain’s unpredictable climate.

Evinox Energy Supply Canary Wharf’s New District, Wood Wharf

 

A new urban district is being created in London's Canary Wharf, which when complete will feature up to 3,600 new homes, a GP’s surgery, a…

Magna Housing specifies Fibo for ‘high quality’ wall panels

 

Magna Housing has been working with Fibo, specifying its panels in over 100 bathrooms over the past year. The housing association made a…

Employee spotlight: Matt Wilde from Langley Waterproofing Systems

Matt Wilde, Site Technician for Langley Waterproofing Systems Ltd, discusses with Housing Association magazine his work both on and offsite,…

Drones offer bird's eye view in roof surveys

 

A bird’s eye view of a roof is often the best way to identify issues and quickly find a solution. A new start-up is offering drone services to…

Schueco outward-opening window proving popular for Housing Association projects

 

Three years ago, Schueco UK launched the AWS 70 SC outward-opening window onto the UK market. Latest reports show it is proving extremely…

Brexit and Beyond

 

John Whalley, Managing Director of Nationwide Windows & Doors, leading fenestration partner to social housing landlords, looks at how…

Change is in the air

 

Government departments are pouring over technical data and preparing new directives, trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential…

Help for housing associations to prevent boiler breakdowns

 

Engineering specialist Teddington Systems has launched a unique new device that could save housing associations and property managers thousands of…

Solutions for offsite and fire safety in one panel: SMARTPLY FR OSB3

 

The constant demand for new housing is what keeps the construction industry alive and booming. However, these demands are increasingly…

Comar helps to complete Park Regis refurbishment project

 

Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems, with their approved fabricator APiC UK Ltd; recently completed a major refurbishment mixed use…

Managing the risks from asbestos

 

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association advises housing providers on the legalities of dealing with asbestos…

What are your legal…

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…