Category Archives: News

Aberdeen City Council is currently seeking tenders to carry out renovation and refurbishment work on 20 BISF properties in Aberdeen. The planned works comprise of the repair to the fabric & structure of the BISF [Read More]

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An External Wall Insulation Solution For Welsh BISF & Prefabricated Housing This article was first published in 2016 Wrexham County Borough Council outline their push in getting homes ready for the Welsh Housing Quality Standard [Read More]

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HEEPS is the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland. This is the Scottish Governments initiative to tackle fuel poverty and increase energy efficiency in homes. HEEPS is a cluster of programmes currently including: Area Based [Read More]

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Extensive improvement work is due to be carried out to properties on the Plas Madoc Estate. This is part of Wrexham Council’s project to ensure all homes in the County Borough achieve the Welsh Government’s [Read More]

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Dramatic New Makeover for 100 council houses in Coedpoeth Nearly 100 council houses in one local village have undergone a dramatic makeover as part on an ongoing housing improvements project. The houses and flats in [Read More]

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The devastating Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 was, according to reports, made all the worse by the flammability of the insulated rainscreen panels that were affixed to the outside of the building which caused [Read More]

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We spend a huge amount of time in our livings rooms. It’s an important retreat, a space to relax, unwind or entertain. It’s the perfect place to leave behind the stresses of the day and [Read More]

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A neglected BISF house in Bristol recently became the fictional home of a Heroin addict in the BBC adaptation of JK Rowlings, The Casual Vacancy. 45 Silbury Road was turned into the Drug Den home [Read More]

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Editors note: Whenever we write an article here at the BISF House website, we try to be as accurate and as balanced as possible. But today, this article is somewhat of a rant, for which [Read More]

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We always like to show you images of renovated or improved properties and from time to time we do see the occassional property that stands out from the crowd, but on this occassion we found [Read More]

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We have discussed the locations and types of low level asbestos that can be found in BISF houses in a previous article which can be found Here We have been asked by Blackwater Law, a company [Read More]

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This latest article by TIM WEBB – ENERGY EDITOR – THE TIMES NEWSPAPER, outlines business casualties following Government cuts to ECO funding (Energy Companies Obligation). The cuts are ultimately designed to reduce the much resented [Read More]

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The Wakefield District Housing £2.1m external structural repair project to 143 BISF  (British Iron and Steel Federation) houses in three areas of Wakefield, Flanshaw, Hemsworth and Chequerfield was finally completed in October 2013. The refurbishment [Read More]

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Those of us familiar with the Governments Green Deal Scheme, already know that uptake by homeowners to date has been, well, very poor to put it mildly. BISF properties are not suitable for cavity wall [Read More]

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From time to time on BISF House, we feature properties that we consider to be outstanding. This property offered for sale by Agents Stoneshaw is one such property. Take a walk past the standard exterior [Read More]

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We have received a large number of e-mails recently from readers asking if a house they have seen is a BISF house or not. Many of the images that we have been sent do indeed [Read More]

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The Valleys  Nicole Morris & Her “Tin House”. The Valleys is an outrageous & raunchy British reality television series based in Cardiff, Wales and broadcast on MTV and follows closely in the footsteps of similar shows such as The Only Way is Essex [Read More]

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PermaRock External Wall Insulation: For many existing buildings including BISF Houses, the thermal performance of the external walls falls well below the standards required by current Building Regulations with heat energy losses through the walls [Read More]

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  Warmer homes and lower fuel bills are now being enjoyed for more than 260 BISF households in Stoke-on-Trent – the latest to benefit from a multi-million pound energy-saving initiative involving the city council, EDF [Read More]

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The 1st of October 2012 and the government’s Green Deal energy efficiency scheme officially comes into force. The Green Deal allows you to get energy efficiency improvements made to your property without having to pay [Read More]

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Estate Agents Shocking Lack of Knowledge For BISF Customers! What Does Your Estate Tell Potential Buyers About Your BISF House? ….Shocking Results! At BISF House we constantly hear complaints from BISF home owners who feel [Read More]

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