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    Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology

    Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology

Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology

SIG Design & Technology are working with Eco Green Roofs (EGR) to provide guaranteed green roof and blue roof systems. Partnering with Eco Green Roofs allows SIG to offer a full built up system which combines expertise on both […]

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    BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained

    BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained

BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained

The new British Standard BS 6229:2018 ‘Flat roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof coverings’ has some significant changes from its 2003 predecessor.

Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical Manager looks at:

  1. The reasons for the update to BS 6229;
  2. What the main […]
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    The Single Ply Roofing Industry: Notes on the 2019 SPRA Conference and Awards The Single Ply Roofing Industry: Notes on the 2019 SPRA Conference and Awards

    The Single Ply Roofing Industry: Notes on the 2019 SPRA Conference and Awards

The Single Ply Roofing Industry: Notes on the 2019 SPRA Conference and Awards

Here’s a look back at the highlights of this month’s Single Ply Roofing Association Conference. The theme of the conference was ‘What’s the Risk?’ and we talked about Brexit (of course), Mental Health and Wellbeing, Fire, Standards and Training […]

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    Roofer Training – Why it is important Roofer Training – Why it is important

    Roofer Training – Why it is important

Roofer Training – Why it is important

This article looks at the importance of roofer training and why architects and clients should ensure that the roofing installers that work on their project are properly trained and certified to install roofing systems.

 

Reliable, Experienced Roofing Contractors

Flat roofs are […]

  • SPRA Conference and Awards Live Blog
    Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards

    Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards

Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards

We are delighted that once again SIG Design and Technology will be sponsoring a live blog of this year’s SPRA conference and awards. The live blog is a gift from SIGD&T to SPRA by Trading Director and […]

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    Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

    Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

Mental health is a huge issue in construction. Here we publish some useful resources for individuals and organisations in the construction industry who need support or want to do something to help improve the awful statistics.

Construction is also a highly […]

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    Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

    Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

We’ve published a new case study about waterproofing the Tree House on the Lake, a luxury lodge on the Clowance Estate near St Ives in Cornwall.

The two-bedroom, 70m2 forest retreat was built by Blue Forest, […]

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    Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

    Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

In this article we look at intrusive surveys, what they are and why you should consider having one on your flat roof, using the recent survey of a court building as an example.

 

If you or your client are at […]

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    #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

    #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

#IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

Remember back in November we told you about our specification manager Ian Dryden’s initiative to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? We’re back with an update on his […]

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    The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

    The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

Designing roofing with multiple materials is very satisfying but it can be a challenge in terms of risk. This article looks at what you can do to execute your design vision with honesty to materials and still achieve a […]