How housing associations can overcome digital challenges

In a sector where the demand far outpaces supply, and as the cost of living continues to rise in the UK, housing associations are under increasing pressure to deliver affordable housing. Spindogs addresses the challenges faced by housing associations and... View Article

Aico Gateway Kitemarked by British Standards Institution

Aico are pleased to announce the official Kitemark certification of their SmartLINK Gateway from the British Standards Institution (BSI). This is a significant accolade for market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection Aico, as the SmartLINK Gateway is... View Article

Aico back out on the road in their new Community Car

Aico’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, ‘Aico in the Community’,  like everything else, was slightly stunted during the pandemic. The need to  support local businesses, charities and schools increased but had to be done in  the virtual world, in a... View Article

Corksol UK brings rendering expertise to damaged residential property

Corksol’s SprayCork coating has recently been used to completed a residential project in Norfolk, which has seen the sustainable coating work its magic on repairing a damaged rendered façade. Luke Field of Wall Coating Solutions specified the product to help repair the home back to its former glory. Covering a total of 200m2 of... View Article

Pendock’s pipe boxing ‘tool-box’

The Pendock Profiles range of pipe boxing and casing solutions is one of the most comprehensive available for social housing projects. Each product like a specialised ‘tool’ designed for a specific purpose, but also versatile enough to be used on a range... View Article

Connected and fair: Ethical IoT for social housing

Internet of Things (IoT) technology can reduce energy bills and carbon emissions, lessen the impact of fuel poverty, and fundamentally improve living conditions to create healthier and more liveable homes. Despite this, a whopping 84% of social housing residents are... View Article

Firestopping solutions start with Sika

Navigating the often-complex process of choosing the correct passive fire protection system for a project can be a challenge but thanks to leading speciality chemical manufacturer Sika, specifiers can take advantage of a range of in-house support services including product... View Article

Urgent action demanded to boost delivery of new homes

The Government needs to take urgent action to significantly increase the number of housing developments being granted planning permission if it wants to hit its target of 300,000 new homes a year, new research by leading planning consultancy Lichfields highlights... View Article

Summer is the best time to replace your radiators

It’s easy to forget about your radiators if they are working just fine. And why would you worry when they are one of the most reliable appliances in your home? Radiators (as boilers) can last for years and years without... View Article