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 […]
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 […]
When this multi-screen cinema on the outskirts of Doncaster needed a section of its asphalt flat roof refurbished as part of extension and maintenance works, the owners needed the building to stay open to the public throughout the installation. […]
This week the June 2016 issue of RIBA Journal is published, complete with our eighth 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 […]
Over two years ago we published a post by Ross Finnie called ‘Blue Roof: Why it is a Bad Idea’. It created a lot of interest and some controversy. Ross’ message was that there are better places to […]
Following our introduction to the topic of Mastic Asphalt last week, today we’re writing about when you might come across mastic asphalt and which types of roofing and other projects it should be considered for. We’ll also look at […]
In this post we introduce mastic asphalt, a centuries old roofing material that is still in use today in both traditional and more modern forms. In the next post we’ll introduce some build-ups and describe some applications for the product.
Green roofs are now one of the ‘must haves’ amongst architects, homeowners, commercial developers and office owners seeking to enhance the environment or simply tick a sustainability box on a planning proposal. But despite the fact that the market […]