New Re-roofing and Insulation Scheme, Gwynedd

Welsh housing association, Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd (CCG) recently appointed SBS to carry out a series of refurbishment and energy efficiency works to occupied properties in Gwynedd. This represents the first phase, with further works possible.

The scheme, which is expected to run until March 2017, focuses on 19 semi-detached properties and 12 flats in 3-storey blocks in Dolfur. Both property types will be occupied throughout, and residents include a mix of leaseholders and homeowners.

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Re-Roof & Render Scheme for Denbighshire CC

Denbighshire County Council has appointed SBS to carry out a £1.3 million scheme involving the refurbishment of 92 occupied properties in Corwen, Ruthin and Rhyl.

The scheme was directly procured by the council and is scheduled to run until February 2017. The work will entail roof repairs and applying new render. It will also require the extension and shrouding of power cables and phone lines to the various properties.

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Insulating 5 High Rise Blocks, Wigan

In 2016, Seddon Construction appointed SBS to install external wall insulation to five high-rise residential blocks at Scholes Village in Wigan. Work was completed on the first block in September, with the next two blocks due to start in October. Two more are scheduled for 2017.

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Nottingham City Homes Scheme Nears Completion

In 2015, SBS was appointed by Nottingham City Homes to design and install solid wall insulation systems for more than 1,200 private and social housing properties in the Nottingham area. Worth up to £10m, the scheme was procured via the Efficiency East Midlands (EEM) Solid Wall Insulation Framework.

Work has progressed steadily since then and the latest phase is due for completion in November 2016. The results have been outstanding, with excellent resident satisfaction scores and rapid progress on site.

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Efficiency East Midlands Showcase 2016

On 29th September, Sustainable Building Services took part in Efficiency East Midland's 2016 Supply Chain Showcase. The event, which was held at Trent Vineyard Conference Centre Nottingham, gave SBS staff the chance to meet many beneficiaries of EEM frameworks - housing associations, local authorities and other public sector organisations.

In recent years, SBS has delivered a series of major schemes through EEM - most notably external wall insulation projects for Nottingham City Homes, Chesterfield Borough Council and Bolsover District Council.

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