Aico host Community Awards 2024 to Celebrate Local Excellence

Aico’s bi-annual Community Awards celebrates excellence within the social housing industry and local community. On Thursday the 18th of April, 400 guests and finalists took to Birmingham’s International Convention Centre to honour the outstanding work of individuals and organisations across... View Article

The sky’s the limit with Pendock metal pipe boxing

When concealing external pipework, building services and utilities associated with low carbon district heating schemes or air-source and ground-source heat pumps, Pendock metal pipe boxing range provides effective protection against accidental damage while helping improve project aesthetics. Bespoke manufactured to the individual... View Article

Safe heating from Stelrad

Stelrad offers the widest range of low surface temperature radiators – LSTs – designed for the casings to never exceed 43°C making the radiators safe to touch. Ideal for all buildings where young, elderly and vulnerable people live, work or... View Article

Dosafil launches solid water treatment

There are four key products in the new water treatment range launched recently – DR1 solid inhibitor sticks, which is the first solid inhibitor in the world to gain NSF International CIAS certification – formerly known as BuildCert. Then there’s... View Article

SFS White Paper sheds fresh light on window position

Callum Thornton, the Fenestration Product Manager for SFS UK, explains why social housing specifiers and housing managers should consider continuity of insulation around window openings as a priority for tackling thermal-bridging and mould growth. The tragic death of a young boy... View Article

In profile – Pendock pipe boxing

The use of pre-formed boxings and casings for concealing pipework on social housing refurbishment projects has gradually overtaken the time intensive procedure of fabricating individual boxing on site to become the preferred solution for most social landlords and contractors. To... View Article

Envirovent celebrates double award win!

Harrogate-based ventilation manufacturer EnviroVent is celebrating winning two prestigious regional business awards: The Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business –and the Insider Media Made in Yorkshire awards. For both awards, EnviroVent won the prestigious ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ category, demonstrating its... View Article

Conceal exposed pipework quickly and easily with UK Boxings

Decorative casings and boxing products from UK Boxings have been used by housing associations and local authorities for well over 20 years to hide, heating system, boiler, and fire sprinkler pipework to help improve a project’s finish, reduce time on site and... View Article

West Fraser’s CaberMDF matters

What’s the difference between CaberMDF Pro and CaberMDF Trade? CaberMDF Pro is dense and ideal for routing thanks to its consistent density, high quality fibres and internal bond strength.  This also makes for excellent screw and fastening holding. CaberMDF Trade is a lighter... View Article

Save time & promote safety with Mapei Topcem

A good screed construction is the foundation of a good floor installation – and, in today’s climate, high performance and speed of application are essential. In response, Mapei has developed a range of rapid-drying screeds that perform to the highest... View Article

Introducing: Onyx 2 Grab Rails

Spring is just around the corner, what better time for an AKW product launch? Our Onyx collection of contemporary mobility aids has some brand-new additions that we’re very excited to introduce; Onyx 2 Grab Rails. Featuring a new triangular-shaped rail... View Article