Minibems fits the bill

Complimenting their heat network technology and services, Minibems offer metering and billing solutions that are designed for easy integration in existing or new build developments, while also providing synergy with their heat network performance system. Offering the ultimate in flexibility,... View Article

Major Scottish housing development benefits from Sto insulation solution

A major residential refurbishment project in Glasgow has highlighted Sto’s ability to provide a fully integrated insulation and render solution for major projects. The company’s high-quality StoTherm Mineral external wall insulation and StoLotusan render have been used on three large 1960s apartment blocks which... 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

Concealment enhances tenant safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers are gaining increasing popularity for use on fire doors in high-rise flats, apartments and HMOs. The door closers carry the CE mark and have been independently tested and proved to meet... View Article

Casings for social housing – undercover work

The range of pipe boxing and casing solutions for social housing from Encasement Ltd continues to be in high demand with the growth in fire sprinkler installation; central heating upgrades and distributed heating system refurbishment projects all using the company’s... View Article

Adapting ventilation to the real needs

The role of a ventilation system is to ensure good indoor air quality, replacing polluted air with fresh air and to fight against mould and condensation. Aereco demand-controlled ventilation (DCV) system adapts according to the occupants and therefore guarantee energy... View Article

Looking towards a Net-Zero future

This March, Kingspan Insulation invites you to a free seminar series with top industry experts discussing how our built environment is changing in response to the climate crisis and exploring the long-term financial returns that developers can achieve by investing... View Article

Quality replacement heating controls

ESi’s ESRTP4 model provides true seven day, 5/2 day or 24-hour programming options, with up to six time and temperature events being available each day. Because these are also available in wireless versions, they can be installed anywhere in the... View Article

New ‘Airtech Solutions’ app provides a solution in your pocket

Ventilation specialists Airtech has launched its ‘Airtech Solutions’ app to help social housing providers, landlords, installers, and households find the answer to their condensation, mould and radon problems. The app provides users with access to the Airtech brochure, product datasheets,... View Article