• Architecture Today Education Seminar AT Education
    Architecture Today Education Seminar – Summary of Highlights #ATEducation Architecture Today Education Seminar – Summary of Highlights #ATEducation

    Architecture Today Education Seminar – Summary of Highlights #ATEducation

Architecture Today Education Seminar – Summary of Highlights #ATEducation

Last week we had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the second Architecture Today Education Seminar, which was entitled “Building and Remodelling Schools for Tomorrow: adapting to growth and change“. The seminar was a huge success – […]

  • Flat Roof Checklist - Drywipe version
    Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions

    Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions

Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions

Choosing the right flat roof system can be a challenge, but if you ask the right questions, you’re half way there.

With this in mind, here is a unique tool for architects – a Flat Roof Checklist for Specifiers. Our […]

  • Flat Roof Upstands
    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019 Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019

    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019

Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019

How high should a flat roof upstand be? SIG Design & Technology’s Design and Technical Manager Daniel Bosworth highlights best practice for upstand design in the light of the revised BS 6229.

One of the most common questions our […]

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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 […]

  • We increasingly demand more and more of our flat roofs. Centrepoint, London (ph: Terence Smith).
    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 […]
  • SPRA Conference 2019 David Smith
    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 […]

  • Roofer Training 2019
    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 […]

  • Mental Health in Construction - Suicide Risk
    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 […]

  • tree house roof waterproofing
    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, […]