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100% compliance for Gas Checks!

Press Release   •   Feb 03, 2010 20:22 GMT

Our teams pay a visit to every tenant and make sure they carry out a visual inspection of their central heating system, including boilers, radiators, cold water tanks and cylinders as well as an inspection of all gas appliances and internal gas pipes. 

This is the first time that Tower Hamlets Homes have achieved a 100 per cent success rate as it’s always a challenge to get access to every property. 

Sayeed Kadir, Director of Asset Management for Tower Hamlets Homes said, "Gas checks are a vitally important part of our work to help keep tenants safe. This level of performance from the combined team is fantastic. Visiting every single one of our properties is a huge achievement and something that most social landlords only aspire to. The challenge now is to continue this in future years." 

EPS provides social landlords such as Crawley Borough Council, Amicus Horizon and East End Homes with a complete domestic heating package from installation, responsive repairs to annual safety and service inspections. 100% compliance has been achieved on all these contracts. All EPS gas engineers are ‘Gas Safe’ accredited and the company has a long and successful track record in managing gas contracts. Brian Hickey, Head of Domestic Energy for EPS, said: "100% compliance is always our goal on all our gas servicing contracts and this result is a good example of how teamwork and dedication can pay off."

For further information, contact: 

Susan Luckhurst, Marketing Manager, EPS
T: 01689 806 102 M: 07826 86282, E: susan.luckhurst@epsplc.com 

Erica Lockhart, Investor, Public and Media Relations Manager
T: 020 7022 8400 M: 07979 784488, E: Erica.lockhart@mitie.co.uk

Note to editors
EPS, Environmental Property Services, work for public landlords supplying Responsive Repairs and Decent Homes programmes to a number of Councils and Housing Associations including Newham Homes, A2 Dominion, Portsmouth and Croydon Borough Council.
EPS is part of MITIE.

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