Efficient watersaving, effortless maintenance

Future-thinking architects are utilising the sustainable and aesthetic appeal of sensor taps, while building managers are taking advantage of a more reliable and cost-saving solution to water usage. People are switching on to the fact that a water saving of... View Article

MMA Quartz or PU: What’s the Right Floor for You?

Choosing the right floor for a food and beverage (F&B) facility is a tricky task, as it will have to withstand a long list of challenging onsite conditions while consistently maintaining a clean and hygienic environment.  There are a number of flooring... View Article

Get closer to nature with new BAL Micromax2 colourways

Colours have been used throughout history as an unspoken language understood by all humankind and are popularly connected to seasonality and to mood. Detail makes all the difference on tiling projects, which is why BAL – market-leaders in full tiling... View Article

Stelrad extends radiator ranges

Recent developments in the radiator marketplace have seen demand for specific radiator designs and sizes. Stelrad has responded almost instantly to customer demand by extending a number of its popular ranges and adding new sizes and types to meet the... View Article

Preventing false alarms

Barry Sargent of Nittan discusses how housing associations can significantly reduce the number of false alarms in their properties While optical detectors remain dominant, true growth has come from multi-sensors as installers and specifiers realise the benefits to be had.... View Article

The changing face of gas safety

Paul Durose of Gas Tag shines the spotlight on gas compliance and safety processes and what we can do better as an industry to improve The importance of having visibility within your compliance processes can’t be understated. When it comes... View Article

Getting glazing right

Zoe Williams of Selectaglaze discusses why housing managers and landlords should use secondary glazing and the specific considerations to bear in mind There are many misconceptions about secondary glazing, also known as secondary double glazing, but well designed and carefully... View Article

EV ready homes

With Electric Vehicle (EV) and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle (PHEV) sales going from strength-to-strength, growing numbers of housing developments in the UK are featuring EV charging units – and new developments may soon have to do so by law. Kieron Alsop... View Article

Tackling maintenance with technology

Mark Lowe of Pinacl Solutions discusses how housing associations can avoid costly disrepair claims with IoT technology Claims for disrepair are on the rise, with some solicitors seeing disrepair claims doubled compared to last year. With the average disrepair claim... View Article

Reducing costs and improving safety

Andy Speake of Aico details the benefits multi-sensor alarms can bring social housing providers, particularly from a cost saving perspective The first mains powered domestic multi-sensor was launched to the smoke alarm market in 2014 as a means of providing... View Article

Plaswood raised beds – for the sustainable gardener

The latest product range from Plaswood has been designed with the sustainable gardener in mind. Made in the UK from 100% recycled plastic, Plaswood raised beds and planters provide year-round vegetable or flower space that require no maintenance painting or... View Article

Local partnership pays dividends

When it comes to keeping services in their local economy Bristol City Council (BCC) are right on the money. With a comprehensive housing stock and many, many residents relying on lifts to access their homes every day, BCC needs a... View Article