SBS Wins Sheltered Accommodation Scheme

On 23rd December 2019, Plus Dane Housing announced its decision to appoint SBS to deliver Lot 2 of its Framework Agreement for Sheltered Scheme Refurbishment Works.

Due to start before March 2020, the programme will last between 12 and 18 months, and will entail the refurbishment of sheltered accommodation properties. Plus Dane Housing manages 11 such properties in all, but these will be split into three lots, two of which will be in Merseyside and one in Cheshire.

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SBS Wins EWI & Render Contract, Coventry

In December 2019, Citizen Housing (formerly West Midlands Housing) confirmed that Sustainable Building Services (SBS) had been awarded a new contract involving the installation of external wall insulation and associated works to 84 occupied properties in Coventry.

Due to start in February, the 6-month project was put out on open tender, and SBS won on the basis of quality and price.

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SBS Wins Magenta EWI Contract, Wirral

In November 2019, social housing provider Magenta Living awarded a new external wall insulation contract to Sustainable Building Services (UK) Ltd (SBS).

Scheduled to start in January 2020, the work will entail installing EWI to approximately 84 occupied properties in the Bromborough area of Wirral.

The contract is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, which required that the contract should deliver energy efficiency improvements as well as an important element of innovation.

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SBS Named as Finalist in 3 Award Categories

In 2020, SBS will be a finalist in not one but three categories of the annual Building Communities Awards. The event is hosted by Efficiency East Midlands and is intended “to recognise and celebrate professionalism, excellence and innovation within the housing and construction community.”

In recent years, we have been a finalist in numerous award categories. Indeed, we have won several of them, including Contractor of the Year and the Innovation Award (both in 2017) and the Project of the Year Award in 2018.

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Steady Progress in Derbyshire

Early in 2019, we reported that we'd taken part in a public event organised by Rykneld Homes, to celebrate the completion of the thousandth home to be fitted with external wall insulation.

Since then, we've made steady progress on the first phase of works, which has entailed making energy efficiency improvements to individual properties. That phase is now nearly complete but a second phase, featuring further 38 properties in another neighbourhood, is due to begin shortly.

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