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Latest Issue : Apr/May 2019

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The April/May issue of HMM includes our regular ‘product round-up’, which showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

Our features in this issue include:

  • Monitoring & Smart Controls: Fit for purpose
    Ian Napier of Switchee explains why the Fitness for Human Habitation Bill is important for those managing private and social housing. See page 31…

  • Insurance & Finance: Housing maintenance procurement – a menu of options
    AM Bid’s Andrew Morrison examines procurement and bidding trends including the outsourced service versus in-house delivery debate, in order to help housing clients, buyers and bidders pause and reflect about what will work best for them. See page 35…

  • Cladding & External Finishes: Architectural copper for the long term
    There is more to architectural copper than meets the eye, with an unrivalled lifespan counted in hundreds of years, no maintenance and full recyclability as Graeme Bell of Aurubis explains. See page 38…

  • Smoke & Fire Protection: Raising the bar with fire and CO alarms
    Wide ranging new requirements recently confirmed by the Scottish Government call for a consistently high level of smoke, heat and CO alarm provision to be applied across all housing, and a review of Building Regulations should improve standards in England too, as Kidde Safety Europe explains. See page 43…

  • Heating & Renewable Energy: Safety matters
    Christian Hadley of Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation examines the real value of safety testing, the issue of self-declaration – and why external certification can be key. See page 46…

  • Air Quality & Ventilation (HVAC Control): A breath of fresh air
    Wendy Thomas of Nuaire discusses the importance of filtering the air in existing homes, particularly when the occupants are some of society’s most vulnerable. See page 48…

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