• Vacuum Insulated Panel with Protection
    When to use VIP Insulation – Vacuum Insulated Panels When to use VIP Insulation – Vacuum Insulated Panels

    When to use VIP Insulation – Vacuum Insulated Panels

When to use VIP Insulation – Vacuum Insulated Panels

This article introduces VIP (Vacuum Insulated Panel) Insulation, explains the benefits and the risks of using them and looks at some typical applications. We also explain why we recommend a particular VIP product.

We’ve been writing about the challenges of […]

  • zero carbon mastic asphalt - borehole project
    Zero Carbon Mastic Asphalt Zero Carbon Mastic Asphalt

    Zero Carbon Mastic Asphalt

Zero Carbon Mastic Asphalt

All the mastic asphalt SIG Design and Technology supplies is zero carbon and contributes to the UK’s sustainable development goals.

Now we’ve obtained an Impact Report that shows that choosing zero carbon mastic asphalt supplied by SIG Design and Technology […]

By |September 21st, 2020|Flat Roof|2 Comments
  • Hot Melt Roofing application
    When to use a Hot Melt Roofing System When to use a Hot Melt Roofing System

    When to use a Hot Melt Roofing System

When to use a Hot Melt Roofing System

Here’s an introduction to hot melt roofing and some suggestions as to when you should consider hot melt for your flat roofing project.

 

 

What is Hot Melt?

Hot melt is a membrane that is applied as a hot liquid directly to […]

  • LIQUIROOF for Liquid Flat Roof Systems
    Liquid Flat Roof Systems – Get the Insulation Right Liquid Flat Roof Systems – Get the Insulation Right

    Liquid Flat Roof Systems – Get the Insulation Right

Liquid Flat Roof Systems – Get the Insulation Right

Liquid flat roof systems are increasing in popularity, but they can still present a challenge to the specifier to get them properly installed. Here we look at that challenge and suggest one way to meet it – by specifying […]

  • Vue Cinema Doncaster: Liquid waterproofing on refurbishment projects
    Liquid Waterproofing on Refurbishment Projects – Best Practice Liquid Waterproofing on Refurbishment Projects – Best Practice

    Liquid Waterproofing on Refurbishment Projects – Best Practice

Liquid Waterproofing on Refurbishment Projects – Best Practice

Roofs are one of the first lines of defence when it comes to protecting buildings from the elements. As such, they are highly susceptible to wear and tear, however well they may have been designed and installed. Inevitably, […]

  • Architecture Today Seminar
    Live Blog: Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign Live Blog: Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign

    Live Blog: Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign

Live Blog: Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign

Join us LIVE here on the morning of 27th November 2019 for highlights from the Architecture Today Seminar: What is the Future for Hotel Design?.
If you can’t make the event in person, this live blog will […]

By |November 20th, 2019|Flat Roof|1 Comment
  • Architecture Today Seminar
    Join us at the Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign Join us at the Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign

    Join us at the Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign

Join us at the Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar #ATHotelDesign

We’re delighted to announce that Ross Finnie will be speaking at the Architecture Today Hotel Design Seminar on 27th November. The seminar is entitled “What is the future for Hotel design?” and will be a great way for […]

  • 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 […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Flat Roof|4 Comments
  • 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 […]

By |September 5th, 2019|Flat Roof|0 Comments
  • 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 […]