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Quote of the Week – 17th April 2017

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” –... View Article

The go-to guide for natural stone paving

One of the UK’s leading independent natural stone suppliers Natural Paving Products (UK) Ltd has created a highly detailed resource for merchants, specifiers, homeowners and installers wanting to know more about... View Article

Taking care of our homes in-house

From April 2017, Sovereign’s in-house maintenance teams will carry out responsive repairs, gas servicing and work to get empty properties ready for new residents for all of our 56,000 homes.... View Article

A step towards electrical safety in the PRS

Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses NAPIT’s new Electrical Installation Safety Record Summary (EISRS) document and how it can help NAPIT inspectors and their customers. With the... View Article

PLATFORM_ completes three new developments

PLATFORM_, a developer and operator of private rented housing, has completed its next wave of developments, with schemes finished in Bedford, Crawley and Stevenage. Crawley and Stevenage were both delivered... View Article

Yorkshire Housing appoints new director

Yorkshire Housing has appointed a new director to lead its ambitious plans to provide 3,000 more affordable homes across the region over the next three years. Andy Gamble takes on... View Article

Materials 2017 Podcast #1

The first installment in the podcast press release series for Materials 2017 – the new conference and exhibition focused entirely on materials for architecture, construction, and design – produced by media... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

Sound environmental credentials from Swish

For Roofline and rainwater goods specialists, Swish Building Products, environmental responsibility goes hand in hand with efficient manufacture, supply and distribution. Housing Management and Maintenance takes a look. The basic... View Article

High efficiency small circulators

Pumps continue to be vital to everyone’s lives. Vast amounts of water, grey water and sewage need moving every minute of the day and on a micro scale, every heating... View Article

Eltherington’s Corten facade steel appeal

Eltherington has reported a surge of interest in its Corten architectural metalwork solutions as building designers look for facades that offer aesthetic appeal, low maintenance and value for money. Facade... View Article

Kingspan Kooltherm K100 range expands

Kingspan Insulation has announced the launch of two new products to join their innovative new Kooltherm K100 Range, designed to deliver lower U-values with a minimal construction thickness. Kingspan Kooltherm... View Article

Loyalty pays with Grundfos Win & Earn

The WIN & EARN loyalty scheme offers people buying Grundfos products even more reasons to purchase from a really extensive domestic pump solutions range.  Registration to WIN & EARN  is... View Article

Passyfier dehumidifier vents

The Condensation Shop Passyfier Dehumidifier vent combines a through-the-wall, ‘warm’ telescopic sleeve with a slab of insulant inside, louvered vent internally and an external airbrick available in 5 different colours.... View Article

Organowood® makes timber cladding sustainable

Organowood®, a leading sustainable wood protection specialist, is fast becoming known as having the ideal solution to protect and strengthen all types of timber cladding. With strong sustainable and aesthetic... View Article

A new era in pump technology

By launching the Wilo-Stratos MAXO, Wilo confirms its position as the digital pioneer in the pump industry. The successor to the Wilo-Stratos sets new standards in system efficiency and user-friendliness... View Article

Door closers enhance fire safety

Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers deliver discreet, reliable automatic closing for fire doors in social housing situations. British designed and manufactured, Powermatic door closers are available in standard and free... View Article

Heat Network seminar accredited by CIBSE

With the introduction of a new UK Test Standard for HIU’s and advances in technology, the District Heating market is progressing rapidly. We have therefore updated our CIBSE accredited CPD... View Article

Low cost solution to slippery decking

Wooden decking can become hazardous in damp and slippery conditions, creating the possible threat of a slips or falls for anyone walking across the surface. Outside areas where people gather... View Article
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