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Residents' safety: changing the culture - why 100% compliance is not good enough

The Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 highlighted tragic failings. The Hackitt Review’s final report concluded that the same old methods were unlikely to deliver the fundamental changes needed to safeguard residents.


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Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 - Amendments November 2020

Complying with the Amended Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 – Q&A briefing


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Resident safety - Introduction

The safety of tenants is paramount and should be the primary concern of all landlords.


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Covid-19: repairs and maintenance - Q&A briefing

Article originally published 21 May 2020, last updated on 6 November 2020


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Two Years of IoT Integration: A Q&A with Stirling Council

A couple of years ago we set out on a pioneering IoT integration project with Stirling Council. The objective was to identify, integrate and deploy a suite of cutting-edge IoT technologies...


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Driving Retrofit Quality: PAS 2035

The Each Home Counts review was designed to restore the confidence of Government, the public and finance bodies in the retrofit industry, following many costly failures. Publicly Available Specification 2035:2019 (PAS 2035) is part of that process.


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Applying ISO 55001 for Asset Management - The Magna Journey

Magna Housing is a community-based housing association owning and managing over 8,500 homes to let and around 350 shared ownership homes.


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A new and greener journey for the construction sector

The Government’s target of being carbon neutral by 2050 is a welcome one, but there is no doubt, it is a massive challenge.


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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (“the Homes Act”) applies to dwellings let wholly or mainly for human habitation (in both the social and private rented sectors)


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Connecting energy efficiency and social sustainability – innovative approaches to housing and retrofitting in Freiburg, Germany

Since the 1990s, as one of the world’s leading examples of sustainable urban development, the German city of Freiburg has received numerous awards. It is home to new city districts like Vauban and Rieselfeld, both renowned for hosting a high quality of life.


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