CTS Connect-Transform-Sustain pledged its support for Gas Safety Week by teaming up with clients to raise awareness.

Throughout the week we teamed up with Clanmil Housing Association, Connswater Homes, Habinteg Housing NI and Arbour Housing visiting schemes to raise Gas Safety awareness with tenants across NI.

We visited Hawthorn Gardens, Banbridge along with Clanmil Housing Association.

Debbie (Clanmil) pictured with a tenant.

We visited Abbeyville Place, Newtownabbey along with Connswater Homes.

Siobhan, Laura and Heather (Connswater Homes) pictured with Team CTS engineer, Mark Geehan.

We visited Stoney Hill, Newry along with Habinteg Housing NI.

Habinteg Housing NI tenant

We visited McCusker Court, Lurgan along with Arbour Housing.

Providing tenants with safety information.

Tenants could enter competitions throughout the week. Clanmil tenants had the chance of winning a £50 voucher by testing their Carbon Monoxide Alarm and sending a photo. Tenants who had their gas boiler serviced, on the date and time arranged, without cancellation or rearranging entered into a draw to win a £50 shopping voucher.

Gas Safe Register is the official register for legally qualified engineers. You can find all team CTS engineers here.

Read more about gas safety week and how you can support here.

CTS Connect – Transform – Sustain continues to grow and enter new markets by becoming a ROLEC Approved Installer.

ROLEC EV has formally approved CTS to install charging points as part of the OLEV Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) and Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS)

ROLEC is one of the world’s leading specialists in outdoor electrical equipment. Like CTS, ROLEC prides itself on the innovations it regularly introduces into the industries in which it operates. ROLEC products are designed to high standards, ensuring that both clients and end users are at the centre of the services we create and deliver.

We are now witnessing an increasing demand for electric vehicles as drivers transition to cleaner and greener modes of transport to fulfil their journeys.

We are tapping into an industry that is set to increase rapidly in the coming years. Here at CTS, we are always looking for new opportunities to grow and widen our business offering. We will ensure that each day is another step towards excellence and a more responsible planet and how humans interact with it.

Team CTS Connect – Transform – Sustain win Two awards at the NI Plumbing & Heating Awards 2021.

We won Large Domestic Project of the year. This project involved oil to gas upgrades at Brians Well Close & Brains Well Court, Dunmurry in association with our clients Habinteg Housing Association.

This scheme was delivered by team CTS Heating Services Team and has had direct impact on the tenants by improving their quality of life by providing exceptional modern heating to the dwellings.

Ellen Rosenberg received the award on behalf of CTS. 

Heating Engineer, Ian Cairns also won the Unsung Hero award. Ian has been involved in the plumbing and heating industry for many years, playing a huge role in many local communities. Ian started with CTS in 2016, working tirelessly throughout the years and during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ian Cairns received his award.

Well done to everyone. You can watch the NI Plumbing & Heating Virtual Awards 2021 here

CTS Connect – Transform – Sustain recently obtained Cyber Essentials Certification.

This certification shows that CTS has essential cyber security measures in place, with a robust level of security that provides safe transferal of data in and out of the company.

The certificate also entails that CTS follow a certain standard ensuring data is protected – such as password policies, access rights to certain locations etc.

Team CTS IT Systems Manager, Joel Caldwell states the importance of Cyber Security;

“If you are to take one thing forward regarding Cyber Security it is to check, check and check again. Watch for the unusual links on a web-pages, be wary of email links and if you aren’t sure if something is official, call the company and check if it was genuine.”

Well done to Joel Caldwell (Pictured with the certificate) for achieving this.

Team CTS and South Ulster Housing Association give back to the community by teaming up to run a competition with tenants.

Winners received a brand-new tablet to help with home learning. One of the happy winners pictured along with Team CTS member Simon Hylands & South Ulster Housing Association Representative Debra Black.

Congratulations to all 16 lucky winners.

Team CTS cares about the community we serve and happy to be involved in giving something back.

NI Water has awarded a contract valued at over £14 million pounds to local firms, Connect – Transform – Sustain (CTS) and Lowry Building & Civil Engineering. The companies have been awarded the Building’s Maintenance and Repair contract. Working in partnership with NI Water, the two companies will provide expert Facilities Management services across all of their sites. 

Commenting on the announcement Ronan Larkin, Director of Finance & Regulation said, “I am delighted to announce that two local companies have been successful in securing this contract after what was an extremely robust tendering process.

“This contract will deliver building’s maintenance and repair services across our sites, enabling us to work together to continue to provide essential water and wastewater services to our communities, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.”

This contract will primarily focus on NI Water site repairs, building maintenance and proactive testing of key assets including lighting and alarms. 

CTS, based in Warrenpoint, and with additional premises in Dublin, will be providing a full range of service maintenance work. The local firm which employs 160 people will be working across all of NI Water’s South East sites from Newry to Newtownards. 

CTS Business Development Director, Serena Hylands “We are delighted to have secured this amazing contract. We look forward to working in partnership with NI Water for the next number of years. This is truly an exciting new chapter for CTS.”

NI Water Website

Award winning and leading Facilities Management, building company and developer across the island of Ireland, Connect Transform Sustain has released CTS Workspace app.

We are delighted to launch our new ‘CTS Workspace’ App which provides operatives with relevant job information.

This means our staff can avail of job information, allowing things to run more efficiently and effectively.

With over 160 employees throughout the UK and Ireland, we recognise that our employees are our greatest asset. Therefore, implementing this app makes life easier for operatives and office staff.

Commenting on the new App, Joel Caldwell, IT Manager at CTS said; This app is designed to allow our engineers a smooth and secure access to the data that is essential for the business to run efficiently, it saves time for the engineer, the office and the workstream. It is a good step into a convenient and efficiency driven future.

App allows; 

•        SOR – SEARCH FOR DIFFERENT CONTRACTS

•        BUSINESS INTELLIGIANCE

•        CONNECTS TO OPERATIVE MOBIZIMO

•        COMPANY DOCUMENTS

•        CTS WEBSITE

“Without Innovation we cannot advance” Anon.   

Here at CTS we encourage creativity and innovation – challenging the status quo.

Welcoming in Construction Safety Week 2020 CTS continues to obtain high standards in Safety.

Construction Safety Week is an opportunity to reflect on aspects of safety, health and overall wellbeing and to promote its importance throughout the workforce.

Due to the onset of the present COVID-19, CTS have modernized all tool box talks to go online with operatives attending Zoom toolbox talks, This means we can have 20 or 30 staff in 20 or 30 locations keeping safe instead of congregating in one room as what happened last year. This helps us comply with all safety regulations and COVID regulations in keeping our staff safe.

New CTS health and Safety officer,  Michael.
New CTS health and Safety officer, Michael.

Meet Michael. Our Compliance team has taken on a new health and Safety officer to ensure staff are not only using safety systems of work but to also ensure they are wearing correct COVID PPE and abide by Govt guidelines and company procedures.

To comply with all regulations, we have issued additional PPE and uniforms to staff. All members of staff also must complete an online COVID-19 self-risk assessment every day before stating work via the CoBabble app.

CoBabble app implemented at CTS.
CoBabble app implemented at CTS.

Our policies

Here at CTS we care about our local community. CTS is happy to support local community teams Rostrevor GAA and Warrenpoint Town FC.

CTS recently sponsored Rostrevor ladies player, Caitlin McCartan ahead of their Ulster fixture.

Caitlin McCartan

CTS also recently sponsored Warrenpoint Town Football Club U14s (2007s) with their new jerseys. Team CTS member Serena presented manager Kieran Cunningham and the team with the jerseys. We wish them all the best for the season.

CTS member Serena presenting u14 Warrenpoint Town manager Kieran with new jerseys.
CTS member Serena presenting u14 Warrenpoint Town manager Kieran with new jerseys.
 CTS member Serena pictured with the Warrenpoint Town under 14s in their new jerseys.
CTS member Serena pictured with the Warrenpoint Town under 14s in their new jerseys.

CTS local environment

Team CTS support Gas Safety Week by spreading awareness on the tenth year of the campaign.

This year the focus is on how to keep safe as a community, especially during these challenging times.

Connect Transform Sustain teamed up with clients Clanmil Housing Association to launch a ‘Done in 1’ competition. Tenants are entered into the competition when they let team CTS into their home to service their boiler on the first visit. CTS operative Dominic and Clanmil team member Debbie presented Barbara with her £50 voucher.

competition winner Barbara with her prize
Team CTS operative Dominic & Clanmil team member Debbie pictured with competition winner Barbara.

Gas Safety Week is a great campaign reaching many people which helps to keep a gas safe nation. It is important to get your gas appliances checked annually by a Gas safe registered and qualified engineer.

Connect Transform Sustain is a Gas Registered Company with qualified engineers. You can find all our engineers on the Gas Safe Register.

Team CTS operative Andrew pictured with his Gas Safe card.
Team CTS operative Andrew pictured with his Gas Safe card.

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