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Kemper System Translates To Durable Solution At Secondary School

A school in the West Midlands now exceeds building regulations for thermal performance thanks to the installation of a new Stratex warm roof from …

The politics of housing

So what have we learnt about the plans our political masters have in store for the social housing sector? Housing Association's Joe Bradbury …

Power Bollards provide a safe, secure outdoor power supply for Gravesham Borough Council

Pop Up Power Supplies® were approached by council planners to provide an outdoor power supply for an area outside the local civic centre.<p>Pop Up Power …

Vent-Axia Revives Social Housing Ventilation

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia has launched the intelligent Lo-Carbon Revive, a new filter-less unitary fan designed to meet the …

Trend new IQ®VISION keeps energy savings in the line of sight

Trend Control Systems, the leading international manufacturer and supplier of state-of-the-art Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), has …

Vent-Axia launches simple solution to condensation control in social housing

Vent-Axia, the UK’s leading ventilation company, has launched the PoziDry ProTM Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) unit. Designed to improve indoor air …

Roof Edge's guardrail and handrail solution for the NHS | Roof Edge Fabrications

<b>Roof Edge provides a full handrail and guardrail solution perfectly designed to provide safety and security to the NHS, keeping patients, visitors</b> …

Will filling empty homes help the housing crisis?

Due to the shortage of affordable homes, the government has stated that we need to build around 250,000 additional houses each year to meet …

Primary school pupils see the benefits of non-slip decking

An eco friendly school in Liverpool has used Marley Eternit’s JB Citideck® for the walkways surrounding its new innovative eco POD, due to its …

Vent-Axia's Ultra-Quiet Solution Is The Key To Cost And Carbon Cutting For Magna West Somerset Housing Association | Vent-Axia

Near-silent, continuous running ventilation from Vent-Axia, the market leader in low carbon ventilation, is helping one housing association in the …

Grenfell Tower fire: 'Cyanide' foam also in sheltered homes

<b>The insulation used at Grenfell Tower - which releases cyanide if burned - is installed at sheltered accommodation in east London, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Celotex RS5000 foam was withdrawn from sale after the Grenfell fire, in which victims suffered cyanide poisoning.<p>The BBC has now discovered the …

Grenfell Tower

Vent Axia Pozidry Fan helps Improve Indoor Air Quality for Crawley Borough Council tenant

Vent-Axia, the UK’s leading ventilation company, has helped Crawley Borough Council to improve the indoor environment of a tenant’s home by supplying …

Mould

Universities struggle to meet green goals

Government blamed for stalling of energy saving, as People & Planet table reveals 75% of campuses are set to miss carbon targets<p>UK universities are helping lead the world on environmental research – but when it comes to their own back yard they appear to be falling behind.<p>Only a quarter are on …

Sustainability

School Paving

From major redevelopment schemes of prestigious universities to small refurbishment projects for village primary schools, we have a wealth of …

‘Eastern promise’ with Gerflor

<b>The council-run Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff had more than 250,000 users last year, but was in urgent need of modernisation. New features have</b> …

Design

What are the best materials for school paving?

<b>Discover the best materials for school paving</b> <b></b><p>With the long summer holiday fast approaching, many nurseries, schools, colleges and universities will …

Kemper System Provides Odourless Roofing Solution For Kent Schools

Two schools in Kent will be making a more watertight start to the new term thanks to roof refurbishment projects using Kemper System’s solvent-free …

Canning Street School

The popular open-plan design has been retained to encourage interaction between pupils of different age groups and cultural backgrounds. But the old …

Council homes sold off almost three times as fast as new ones are built

Figures from 72 councils show more than 12,000 properties have been sold off since 2014 but only 4,309 have been built<p>Council homes are being sold off almost three times faster than local authorities can replace them, new analysis has revealed, with some local authorities selling 20 times the …

Housing

A Lesson on Preschool Classroom Flooring

Nursery schools play a vital role in a child’s development and it is the responsibility of the school to make their learning experience memorable and …

Tarasafe™ Ultra H²O perfect for social housing!

The dramatic increase in life expectancy has changed the shape of British society.<p>In 1856 average life expectancy was 40 years. Today it’s 84.4 years …

6,500 Vicaima Doors specified in 38 residential and care homes

Ideal Care Homes (part of the LNT Group) has 38 residential and dementia care homes in the Midlands and the North of England. Vicaima has supplied a …

Kemper System Enables Barnsley Town Hall To Keep Heritage Intact

With its Portland Stone façade and its classical architecture, Barnsley Town Hall is one of South Yorkshire’s most distinctive landmarks and best …

Grenfell Tower fire tragedy reveals ugly flaws of regeneration agenda

I grew up in social housing. It provided a stable and secure (albeit overcrowded and cold) home for my family, for life. As fire tore through …

Grenfell Tower

Knauf AMF - Knauf AMF makes easy work of sound control

Knauf AMF makes easy work of sound control<p>Knauf AMF makes easy work of sound controlCalthorpe Park Secondary School<p>Available downloads<p>408 KB<p>1.0 MB<p>258 …

Class War on Woodberry Down: A National Strategy

<i>We know we keep banging on about this and we make no apologies for it… This piece from ASH is a long read but well worth the effort as it goes into</i> …

Housing

Heradesign® offers multi-functional versatility on a grand scale

City of Glasgow College is the largest and most diverse tertiary education establishment in Scotland. Its Riverside campus opened its doors in 2015 …

Matched

Extra style focus on acoustic flooring for education

Itec Contract Floors provides installers with a single source for all their acoustic flooring needs, perfect for those on the search for a smart, …

Guitar

Charity’s rejuvenation project uses striking Brett Landscaping solution to draw footfall to Hull “Old Town” Centre

With an inspiring colour spectrum and capacity for creativity, products from the Alpha Antique block paving range were considered the perfect choice …

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