Improving accessible homes with platform lifts

Sean O’Sullivan of The Platform Lift Company highlights the main considerations when specifying a platform lift and what can be achieved in terms of design, installation and ongoing maintenance When you read about the shortage of accessible homes and the... View Article

Protect your investment

HRV Group explains to landlords how vital it is that ventilation systems are serviced regularly The summer was good, glorious in fact. So glorious that we should accept the winter that is coming right? Whatever the autumn and winter season... View Article

Acoustic vinyl flooring solutions for housing

Kenny Miller of Gerflor argues that vinyl flooring is the right acoustic solution for the housing sector Unwanted sound can have a detrimental effect on people’s health and well-being especially when living where constant nuisance noise can be acute. In... View Article

Aico alarm interface used in high risk fire safety systems

Fire safety start-up company Lite4Life has adopted Aico’s unique Ei414 Fire / Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm Interface into its Multiwatch tower block fire safety system and AlightforLife Directional Way Finder Safety Light.  The Ei414 is being used to alert these systems in the event of an activation from Aico Fire... View Article

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