Nov 18, 2018 Last Updated 12:55 PM, Nov 15, 2018
Upgraded ceiling and floor systems are a great way to improve acoustic performance – particularly when it comes to social housing developments of multi-tenant occupancy. Here British Gypsum Residential Sector Manager, Sarah White, explains how, through intelligent design, Building Regulations can be exceeded with little…
Here Alan Davison, Building Surveying Senior Partner at Pellings, weighs up the pros and cons of each consultancy framework option for the best results.
Here, Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, explains the challenges and solutions during the renovation of a social housing development in Scotland.
Recent changes to social housing legislation are having a negative impact on the bottom line for social housing providers. The recent legislation enforcing landlords to cut their rents by 1% per year will be felt once again in April, and each consecutive April until 2020.
“The architecture community has lost a giant. Neave was a pioneer: he showed us how intellectual rigour, sensitive urbanism, his supreme design skill and determination could deliver wellbeing to the local community he served so well in Camden,” – RIBA President, Ben Derbyshire.
In pursuing their efforts to address fuel poverty, many social housing landlords face some unique challenges in tackling the pressures to keep rental and energy costs as low as possible while complying with increasingly stringent energy efficiency standards.

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