Leading maintenance and compliance contractor Novus Property Solutions stepped up its presence at Housing 2022, with its team of senior leaders on hand to offer expert advice including delivering two speaker sessions on one of the event’s hot topics: decarbonisation.
As well as exhibiting throughout the three-day conference by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the national contractor’s Head of Operations, Gary Clay, participated in a well-attended session on the first day of the event, advising visitors from across the housing industry on how businesses can unlock the finances to make net zero a reality. The session covered several strategies to maximise chances of securing funding, including the value of collaboration between contractors and local authorities.
Head of Business Development, Claire Bailey-Jones, also joined as a panellist on the on the BEIS and Unlock Net Zero workshop covering SHDF Wave Two funding. It was Claire’s second time speaking at the conference on behalf of Novus, having delivered a speaker session at Housing 2021, which played a key role in the contractor winning £9 million of new business as a direct result of last year’s event.
Novus is highly experienced in decarbonisation strategies, and launched its dedicated Sustain service earlier this year. Sustain provides a one-stop-shop to assist social housing landlords meet decarbonisation targets across their property portfolios. The contractor’s in-house experts and external partners offer advice and delivery in not only reducing carbon, but also in achieving funding. Benefits of this dedicated service include free of charge funding submissions and Novus-led compliance applications to ensure zero client risk.
Commenting on the event, Lee Hartley, Executive Director at Novus Property Solutions said: “Housing is the largest annual housing festival in Europe and is always a key event in the industry’s calendar, so we’re delighted to have been on hand to share our expertise with all visiting stakeholders including clients, consultants, advisors and the supply chain.”
“We’re dedicated to staying ahead of trends across the housing industry, which is why we’re proud to have launched our Sustain service with both our customers and end-users at its heart by helping to achieve net zero targets. It’s been fantastic to be a part of Housing 2022, and we’re already looking forward to next year’s event.”