• Flat Roof Design Checklist
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar

We’re really looking forward to our autumn technical seminar this year, on the theme ‘Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know’. We’re excited to be hearing about Birmingham New Street Station and Barratt London’s The Courthouse SW1P […]

  • RIBA Journal
    RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know

    RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know

RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know

Wednesday 23 November, 08.50 to 11.45am
The Building Centre, Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

Join us at this free-to-attend RIBA Journal and SIG Design & Technology morning briefing as we share our expertise and discuss key issues […]

  • fast track roofing - Ocado Erith
    Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

    Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

In less than four months, three companies working collaboratively successfully completed a 48,000m2 fast track roofing project for one of the biggest online grocery centres in the world.

This incredibly tight programme minimised material waste and time on site, thanks to a number of […]

  • RIBA SIG Rooflines October 2016 Feature
    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal October 2016 SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal October 2016

    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal October 2016

SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal October 2016

This week the October 2016 issue of RIBA Journal is published, complete with our ninth technical guide: SIG Roof Lines.

SIG Design & Technology partner with the RIBA Journal to help supply architects with impartial, useful advice on designing flat, green and metal roofs.

This […]

  • replacing a cathedral roof - mastic asphalt at Westminster Cathedral
    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would have utilised naturally occurring asphalt deposits dug up from an overseas lake.

These days, things are done a little differently. Instead, IKO’s Permaphalt – a polymer modified mastic […]

  • SPRA HomeOwner Guide 2016 centre page v2
    SPRA Launches Homeowner Guide and Home Insurance for Single Ply Roofing SPRA Launches Homeowner Guide and Home Insurance for Single Ply Roofing

    SPRA Launches Homeowner Guide and Home Insurance for Single Ply Roofing

SPRA Launches Homeowner Guide and Home Insurance for Single Ply Roofing

 

 

The Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) has published the ‘Homeowners Guide 2016,’ a valuable resource for homeowners wanting to understand the advantages of single ply roofing for their […]

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  • flat roof overlay
    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

This week Frank Williamson, Technical Manager at our product partner IKO Polymeric, asks whether you can use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay, and what you should consider […]

  • Dave Schofield
    Dave Schofield D&T Operations Director Dave Schofield D&T Operations Director

    Dave Schofield D&T Operations Director

Dave Schofield D&T Operations Director

We are pleased to announce that Dave Schofield has been promoted from Commercial Manager to D&T Operations Director at SIG Design and Technology.

With a long standing career in the roofing and builders’ merchant sectors, Dave has six years’ experience […]

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  • Interstitial Condensation: Core Sample of Cold roof showing failed deck and Unvented void
    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

We’ve been talking to Ian Dryden, Business Development Manager at SIG Roofing, about an increasing concern he has for flat roofs built in the 1980s and early 1990s, and incorrectly refurbished roofs which appear to be leaking, but they […]

  • Single Ply TPO Membranes vs TPE
    Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

    Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

This week Dave Embery, Divisional Director at our product partner IKO Polymeric, provides us with a comparison between two single ply membrane types: TPO and TPE.
 

What is TPO Membrane?

TPO’s (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) have been extensively used within the single […]