• 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.

 

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Flat roofs are […]

  • Flat Roof Survey Core Sample
    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 […]

  • House fire by Adam Belles (creative commons)
    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

At the start of the year a fire broke out on the roof terrace of the new Ivy Restaurant in Manchester. You’ll see many photographs and videos of the fire available on social media, as the restaurant is surrounded […]

  • Liquid Roofing Best Practice
    Liquid Roofing Best Practice Liquid Roofing Best Practice

    Liquid Roofing Best Practice

Liquid Roofing Best Practice

Liquid roofing is not a new concept; indeed it has been around in the form of natural bitumen since the early 1800s. However, unlike some other roofing types, the science behind it has developed over the decades, thanks […]

  • flat roof penetrations
    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Penetrations are one of the greatest threats to the integrity and long-term performance of flat roofs.  So how do we ensure that they are absolutely necessary, correctly detailed and properly installed? Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical […]

  • Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice Single Ply
    Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

    Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

Central to the long-term performance of flat roofs are adequate falls and drainage. The former ensure that rainwater is moved to designated low points, while the latter should be of sufficient size and number to collect and […]

By |September 26th, 2018|Flat Roof|4 Comments
  • Blue-Roof-Best-Practice-ABG-Blueroof-feature
    Blue Roof Best Practice Blue Roof Best Practice

    Blue Roof Best Practice

Blue Roof Best Practice

The changing nature of blue roofs – from simple rainwater storage facilities to state-of-the-art attenuation solutions – has placed this cutting edge building technology at the forefront of current thinking on sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). This shift has […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Flat Roof|0 Comments
  • flat roof school extension with pv and plant
    Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

    Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

We’ve published a new case study detailing the roofing of a new flat roof school extension with PV and plant at Corby Technical School. Read all about the project and how it was completed here, including the roofing strategy, […]

  • Spectraplan
    Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost

    Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost

Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost

We spoke to Christa Coe, Specification Manager at SIG Design and Technology, about insulation, why it is important, and some things to remember.

When you’re designing a flat roof, cost is often a major […]

  • Architecture Today - SIG Design and Technology
    Architecture Today and SIG Design and Technology Architecture Today and SIG Design and Technology

    Architecture Today and SIG Design and Technology

Architecture Today and SIG Design and Technology

This autumn we have partnered with Architecture Today to bring its readers a series of articles entitled Flat Roofing in Detail, giving impartial advice on flat roofing projects.

Architecture Today is unique amongst architectural publications in […]

By |November 24th, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments