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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…

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…

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…

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…

'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 - take a holistic approach

 

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

Vent-Axia’s New Revive Fan offers social housing greater flexibility

 

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 range

 

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

BigChange app boosts productivity of social housing tradespeople

 

Multi-Trade property service company The McDougall Group has boosted productivity with the introduction of a BigChange service management system,…

Championing new homes which are Better Built in Blockwork

 

Housing Association magazine editor Victoria Galligan asked Chris Stanley, Housing Manager at Modern Masonry, about the Better Built in…

Leading experts discuss future of design at RIBA

 

Dulux Trade assembled a panel of leading industry professionals at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recently to discuss…

WRAS – preventing common plumbing problems in social housing

 

Future-proofing new homes with pure fibre infrastructure

 

Elfed Thomas is the founder and CEO of British Fibre Networks, a pure fibre network infrastructure provider. Here, he outlines why fibre…

Cost-effective Windoor balcony enclosures improve wellbeing

 

Windoor balcony enclosures not only increase the light inside a home but they allow for an outside seating space which can be enclosed on cooler…

PROCare uses Fibo panels to supply UK-wide social housing projects

 

Adaptation specialist PROCare is suppling over 800 bathrooms with Fibo wall panels to social housing projects across the country. PROCare…

Unlocking creativity with Crest

 

At Crest we believe our products transform buildings into something remarkable. The ongoing project at Goldsmith Street, Norwich showcases…