Challenging project shows Shelforce capabilities

When Birmingham City Council needed a company to design, supply and install energy efficient windows and doors for the refurbishment of seven high rise tower blocks they knew who to turn to for help. Shelforce have been providing high-quality products... View Article

EnviroVent releases new Atmos ventilation range

EnviroVent, one of the UK’s leading ventilation manufacturers, has revolutionised its Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) range and added a whole collection of new features and functionality to make it even more appealing for homeowners, self-builders, social housing providers and private... View Article

How a WC is helping one man get his privacy back

When electrician Kyle McAdam Whyte arranged to go out with friends four years ago, he little realised the consequences: it would involve him losing even his ability to go to the loo without help. The car in which he was... View Article

RedProtect water treatment

The use of the RedProtect water treatment system from Flamco offers the heating industry an opportunity to take advantage of the only new approach to water treatment currently on the market, along with the opportunity to significantly reduce the amount... View Article

Compliance complacency and tenant safety

If you’re responsible for any of the UK’s housing association or local authority controlled high-rise residential buildings, the combined issues of tenant safety, fire protection, compliance and regulations are likely to have occupied a considerable amount of time over the... View Article

KMS hit 1.5 million fobs in the UK

KMS, the leading supplier of communal door access solutions to the UK housing industry have now passed 1.5 million fobs in operation with their web based access control system with SimpleKey Web. As the leading supplier to the social housing... View Article

Heating controls for housing specialists

ESi is providing installers and specifiers with the best options in BoilerPlus compliant heating controls, a range already being welcomed by a number of new build and social housing providers. The products on offer are ideal for new build or... View Article

Snickers Workwear Climate Control Underwear

Dressing for the cold is like building a house – start with a good foundation. The Snickers Workwear Baselayer clothing uses high-tech breathable fabrics for ventilation and body moisture transport for consistent warmth and comfort. The seamless designs are available... View Article

Premium non-lead flashing goes to extremes

Ubiflex Extreme can be used in most applications where lead is traditionally used to provide a weatherproof junction at features such as changes of direction and materials. It has been developed for quick and easy installation and to withstand extremely... View Article

Break the mould with Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme

The mild, wet autumnal weather can provide the ideal conditions for mould and mildew to thrive but thanks to Crown Trade’s range of Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting paints, the outlook has just got brighter. Ideally suited for damp-prone areas such... View Article

Aico commences flagship apprenticeship programme

Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has now commenced its flagship Apprenticeship Programme. Aico received over fifty applications from potential apprentices over the summer, with four Apprentices commencing employment in September within the Customer Service, Finance and Technical... View Article

Norbord launches super-quiet flooring range

Norbord’s CaberFloor P5 – the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Called CaberAcoustic, the new product comprises 18mm or 22mm CaberFloor P5 chipboard with... View Article