Social Housing

Mar 24
Guidance: The Green Deal for social housing providers

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Social housing providers can participate in the Green Deal and help to improve housing stock for their tenants. The Green Deal helps you make energy-saving improvements, like insulation, to your social housing stock, keeping homes comfortable for your tenants. This scheme lets tenants pay for some or all of the improvements over time through their electricity bill. […]

Feb 26
Mark Group installs loft insulation in 1,000 properties and gets 98% customer satisfaction

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Mark Group has reached a milestone in a three year contract with Plymouth Community Homes, by fitting its 1000th installation of loft insulation for the social housing provider’s domestic properties, across its housing stock of approximately 15,000 homes. The contract will see Mark Group improving the comfort of up to 5,000 homes in total by […]

Jul 27
Social housing tenants reap the benefits of renewable energy

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Lewes District Council has contracted BSW Building Services, a Sussex based central heating firm, to equip approximately 100 of its social housing properties with air source heat pumps. These extract solar energy from the air to heat homes cleanly and efficiently. The pumps generate up to four times more heat than conventional electric heating using […]