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Highly visible, surface-mounted, overhead door closers are not only unappealing to the eye but can also be susceptible to damage through vandalism or tampering, incurring maintenance and repair costs and threatening the reliability of the fire door to which they... View Article

C-TEC creates new evacuation alert video

Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has created a new Evacuation Alert Systems video. Aimed at anyone involved in residential fire safety, the animated video shows exactly how Evacuation Alert Systems can be used to assist the Fire and Rescue Services... View Article

Affordable warmth for social housing

Max Halliwell and George Clarke discuss affordable warmth for UK social housing in the latest podcast episode. Listen to our latest podcast episodes on Social housing with Max Halliwell. Episodes include discussions with Ecodan Ambassador George Clarke and Rob Hicks... View Article

IoT presents endless opportunities

Alliot Technologies specialise in the design, development and support of IoT solutions including Legionella monitoring. Utilising IoT in Legionella Compliance enables you to: Monitor water temperatures Be alerted to any temperatures outside of the required safety levels Run water to... View Article

Fire doors for Residential Properties

Fire doors which are fit for purpose can mean the difference between life and death in a fire, and even more so in residential properties where we sleep and spend most of our time. Kevin Underwood, Technical Director of the... View Article

Double whammy ahead for renters

Patrick Mooney looks at the end of the temporary ban on evictions Tens of thousands of private sector renters face the prospect of losing their homes in September after the ending of the Government’s temporary ban on evictions for rent... View Article

New developments with permeable paving and SuDS

The trade association Interpave has published a new edition of ‘Understanding Permeable Paving and SuDS’, an essential introductory guide to all aspects of concrete block permeable paving for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) – and much more. This comprehensive guide explores... View Article

Safe, Secure and Convenient

Automating swing doors provides a safe, secure and convenient option for users providing access for those less able. FAAC UK are pleased to announce the FAAC A951 DDA Automatic Toilet Door System which now comes as standard with Contactless Activation... View Article

Studying hygiene and water saving

Protecting and maintaining good hygiene, particularly in student accommodation, housing association properties, care homes and other buildings where large numbers of people come together, can be a major challenge. Through careful planning and implementation, steps can be taken to ensure... View Article

Pipe and fire sprinkler boxing made simple by UK Boxings

UK Boxings’ pipe & fire sprinkler boxing and boiler casings have been used for more than 20 years by social housing contractors, local authorities and housing associations across the UK, to conceal all types of plumbing services including fire sprinkler... View Article

Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!

Norbord’s new fully interactive engineered wood panels product guide is proving to be an invaluable online resource for housebuilders, specifiers and architects. A simple click on the tabs at the side of the guide opens up the chosen product, application... View Article