SAP 10.1 Changes the Heating Industry

From Ross Harrold, Marketing & PR, Electric Heating Company A large challenge faced by the Heating Industry was the methodology for SAP 2012, which was written six years ago. SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure) is the methodology used to determine a... View Article

Adapting to change

Though the construction industry is now back on site, Covid-19 has not left it unscarred. AO.com managing director Anthony Sant speaks to netMAGmedia’s Jack Wooler on how the virus has brought supply to the fore, and what the company has... View Article

Meeting the climate change challenge

By Simon Storer, Chief Executive of Insulation Manufacturers Association (IMA) As the UK makes tentative steps out of Covid-19 lockdown with government measures to revive the economy, our climate change crisis has not gone away and is accelerating. The chancellor’s... View Article

How to Bid and Win Contracts in the Covid-19 Era

Andrew Morrison of AM Bid outlines what buyers will be looking to get assurance on when evaluating tender submission Following a sharp decline in tender activity during March and April, we are now seeing the return of opportunities to bid... View Article

Discovering property management software

LISTEN HERE Property management software is a program made to help acquire and maintain property portfolios, which can be incredibly useful for landlords, letting agents and property managers. Jodie Deakin of Decorus for Sage explains its uses and benefits Property... View Article

Exercising fire safety with due diligence

LISTEN HERE BAFE Fire Safety Register discusses the importance of quality fire safety in housing management As we approach the third anniversary of the tragic Grenfell Tower Fire, premises management teams need to fully understand their legal (and ethical) obligations... View Article

Holistic sustainability for windows or doors

LISTEN HERE Martin McCrimmon of CMS Window Systems explains why window and door specifications need to take a holistic view on sustainability for wider social and environmental benefits. The performance capabilities of today’s advanced window and door systems – when... View Article

Showering solutions

LISTEN HERE Providing the best showering solutions for refurbishments is arguably more complex than ever before, given the range of choice today. Ann Boardman of Saniflo UK explains how shower cubicles can help. Remember the days when being a student... View Article

Be the catalyst for change

Futurebuild 2020 is heading to the London Excel in March this year, aiming to unite construction professionals across the sector to create real change From recent demonstrations to Government declarations, according to the event organisers at Futurebuild 2020, the message... View Article

Connecting the dots

Listen here. Rupert Kazlauciunas of Zehnder Group UK discusses how technology such as AI assisted ventilation can tackle some of the housing sector’s chronic issues What connects net zero targets, smart devices, social housing, the UK’s housing crisis and healthy... View Article

Be proactive about gas safety

Listen here. Bob Kerr of the Gas Safe Register reminds readers of the legal requirements associated with gas installation and maintenance, and highlights contractor management in the housing sector as vitally important to ensuring registration, competence and monitoring Among the... View Article

Reducing costly repeat drainage issues

Listen here. Chris Nelson of Metro Rod discusses the importance of efficient maintenance of drainage to reduce costly repeat visits Blocked drains are a common issue in housing, and can lead to significant costs for providers and local authorities –... View Article

Flat roof refurbishment: why choose liquids?

Listen here. Victoria Ramwell of Kemper System discusses the key considerations of flat roof refurbishment in housing projects The refurbishment of any housing complex requires adequate planning to ensure budget and time constraints are adhered to – not to mention... View Article

Access all areas

Adrian Sunter of Terry Lifts discusses why it’s so cruial the UK’s housing stock is adapted to suit the needs of everyone and what options are available to housing associations On 5 November, a new coalition of housing organisations published... View Article

Unintended consequences

Penny Jones of Domus Ventilation looks at how improvements in the energy efficiency of dwellings has led to poor indoor air quality, and why mechanical ventilation is the way forward Over recent years we’ve done a good job of improving... View Article

The skills shortage – training the next generation

National Housing Maintenance Forum (NHMF) advisor Andrew Burke outlines the organisation’s mission to improve property performance and promote best practice to the next generation of asset managers as they begin their careers in social housing As one of the social... View Article

A unique event for a diverse sector

With a new home for the 2019 edition, HOMES UK will provide the UK’s residential property sector with the opportunity to connect, learn and do business over an action-packed two days HOMES UK is an unrivalled event that will look... View Article