social housing

Integrated Solutions at City Plumbing awarded Selwood Housing contract

Integrated Solutions at City Plumbing will be supplying plumbing and heating materials to Selwood Housing. The contract is worth over £2m per annum and was awarded via Fusion21 – Integrated Solutions was chosen for its approach to stock management and availability, ensuring the housing provider can provide a fast, first-time fix for its residents. The […]

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Ideal Heating secures retrofit contract with Bernicia Group

More than 200 of Ideal Heating’s Logic Air heat pumps are being installed in properties across the North East as part of a housing upgrade programme being carried out by Bernicia Group.

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Housing highlights at InstallerSHOW 2024

We’ll be back at the NEC in June for InstallerSHOW, with the elemental Housing Hub, a content theatre aimed at all those working on housing decarbonisation. With three days of seminars, panel discussions and networking opportunities, the Housing Hub is back for 2024 and will again cover both retrofit and newbuild housing for our audience […]

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Largest Passivhaus affordable housing scheme in the North West completes

Greenhaus – the largest Passivhaus Classic certified development in the North West – has completed, bringing 96 affordable homes to Chapel Street in Salford.

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Successful SHDF bids announced

The government has announced the latest round of successful bids for the Social Housing Decarbonisation Funding (SHDF) programme.

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Energy storage trial from EDF and Brighton & Hove City council

EDF is working on five new trials exploring how solar solutions for social housing, incentivised demand flexibility as well as using electric vehicles and heat pumps for electric storage, can help a wide range of customers across the country save cash and carbon. Over 2,000 customers will be invited to take part in the trials, […]

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Awaab’s Law puts focus on ventilation specification, says fan specialist

With the consultation on Awaab’s Law on social housing regulations opening, fan manufacturer Elta has urged collaboration with ventilation manufacturers.

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AirEx included in SHED framework for social housing procurement

AirEx Technology has announced that its Floorvent product has been selected to be part of Procurement for Housing’s Social Housing Emerging Disruptors (SHED) framework.

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New ventilation systems for social homes in West Midlands

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has awarded £343,000 to housing association Citizen to improve homes in Solihull and Walsall.

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Housing Fuel Poverty Index launches

Switchee has introduced the Housing Fuel Poverty Index (HFPI), an aggregated metric identifying fuel poverty within social housing.

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Wales introduces new housing standard to address decarbonisation

Climate Change Minister Julie James has  introduced a new Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) which will see the biggest changes to social housing standards in more than 20 years.

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SHDF funding boost announced

Claire Coutinho has announced up to £80 million in additional funding through the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund – enough to upgrade an additional 9,500 homes.

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