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SOCIAL HOUSING

Electrical Safety and Compliance for Social Housing Providers

Social housing providers need to carry out electrical inspections to ensure that installations in people’s homes are safe and meet today’s safety standards.

Understanding Your Requirements

Property Asset Managers, Landlords and Compliance teams need to:

Ensure that their housing stock is safe and complies with the relevant regulations

Understand the current condition of electrical installations through the implementation of regular testing and inspection programmes

Maximise the life of electrical installations and components through regular maintenance

  • Extend component lives as much as possible and minimise the need for rewiring
  • Update homes and communal areas to meet risk assessments, insurance requirements and health and safety standards
  • Manage annual budgets and deploy resources effectively to achieve value for money
  • Identify and work with competent and reliable contractors to achieve these goals

Our Solutions for Social Housing

Our team provide an efficient, cost effective, reliable, and respectful service to support you and your tenants.

ECS provide an Electrical Testing service completed in accordance with BS7671 (18th Edition) and Guidance note 3 to deliver Electrical Installation Condition Reports

Our engineers also capture important information on current installation condition for more efficient maintenance planning and can undertake installation, replacement and maintenance work when needed.

We are an approved supplier on the ESPO 306, Fusion 21 and Eastern Procurement Frameworks

All engineers carry a tablet that enables them to manage and deliver every stage of an electrical inspection, remedial work and installation from beginning to end because we understand from a clients perspective that getting it right first time is key to demonstrating value for money.

Our bespoke software allows you to collect a fully comprehensive audit trail for every single stage of the process – from booking the initial appointment time to the customer accessing the EICR reports, supporting you to manage property assets and carry out the duty of care required in the social housing sector.

Our software records client tailored survey data as well as certification reports and online image capture.

Clients have access to real time reporting, certification and key performance information on the status of all inspections via dedicated portals.

Our specialist engineers capture reliable and accurate data on-site enabling us to advise cost saving opportunities to push back installation and component replacement projections when appropriate, providing you with the information you need to plan better, save costs and make better decisions.

Contact ECS

For more information about how ECS can help, please get in touch on 01536 650722 or complete the short contact form.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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“Corby Borough Council have worked with ECS in recent  years. The electrical services they provide gives us the assurance that we are keeping our  tenants and their families safe in their homes. The engineers they employ and the bespoke software they have fills us with confidence that we can progress in the compliance field including electrical , as we continue our journey with reaching full compliance ECS have been trusted this year of 2019/20 to provide and manage a high volume of electrical testing – almost a third of our housing stock. Their systems and processes make it easy for us to demonstrate a detailed audit trail for every single property we manage and look forward to a continuation with ECS as we progress. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to any other local authority or housing association.”

- Corby Borough Council