As autumn creeps into winter there has never been so much discussion and debate about how best to heat our homes and keep energy bills as low as possible. The recent capping of domestic energy bills to an average £2,500 a year brought a degree of respite to millions of households. But the Chancellor took […]
On July 14th, I had the privilege of presenting at the Smart Social Housing Innovation Exchange , an event hosted by Blackburn-based social landlord Together Housing Group. It was billed as an opportunity for social landlords 'to share energy efficiency innovation and good practice', and it didn't disappoint. In a lively discussion, housing providers from [...]
Rented homes likely to miss net zero EPC targets Analysis of data by Property Mark, the leading membership body for the property sector, has led to a warning that 40 per cent of privately rented homes in the UK are unlikely to meet the new energy efficiency standards due to come into effect in 2028. [...]
This year we’ll be making some changes in our portfolio of UK heating and hot water controls. We’ll be reducing the number of controls in our range so we can focus our portfolio on the best energy-saving and compliant solutions for domestic heating and hot water controls
ECO4 finally arrives in the UK ECO4 legislation was finally laid before parliament this week, signalling an end to the uncertainty and delays blighting the scheme. This phase of ECO was originally due to commence in April 2022 and run until March 2026. In part, the complex number of changes that were being introduced under [...]
New Building Regulations come into force in June 2022 – Are you ready? The UK government has announced changes to the building regulations as part of its strategy to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050. Why are the regulations changing? The majority of the changes are being driven by the Future Homes Standard [...]
Paul Botsford , Head of Assisted Living Technology & Services at Secure, writes about how smart TEC (technology-enabled care ) can reform adult social care
On Wednesday and Thursday 15th and 16th September I’ll be presenting at the Home Care Expo as part of Secure’s Beanbag Care independent living technology team. After so many months of online Teams meetings and working from home, I, like most, really can’t wait to get to the Birmingham NEC and meet and catch up […]
The health and well-being of the communities of South Rajasthan are integral to the prosperity of Secure and Semsites. When the community needed oxygen supplies, it was natural that we would step up. This is the story of how we did it. India was struck with fear, rising deaths and a national paralysis. Businesses were [...]
Welcome to my blog post, as I continue to share my role in the development of Beanbag Care, Secure Meters’ exciting new development into independent living solutions.
Rob Padwick, Clinical Lead for Assisted Living at Secure Meters, discusses optimal solutions for falls for an ageing population.
After such a difficult year it was uplifting to hear so much positivity surrounding the future of home care coming out of this year’s virtual TSA iTEC Conference