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    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, […]

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    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
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    School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

    School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

Back in June we reported on the launch of a new website for schools, fixmyschoolroof.com, which provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

We’re here to report […]

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    Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today

    Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today

Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today

Flat roofs have long held a place in architects’ hearts for reasons of aesthetics, cost and functionality.

While their conceptual and visual simplicity is undoubtedly part of the appeal, specifiers should be under no illusion as to the detailing rigour […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Flat Roof|1 Comment
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    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

One of the most common questions our specification managers are asked is, ‘what should the upstand be on a flat roof?’. This question is frequently followed by, ‘what if I haven’t got 150mm?’. This article is about why upstands exist […]

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    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Four years ago, we published two blog posts on single ply membranes which are two of the most popular pages on our entire website. They are so popular that we’ve decided to update them, and you can visit the […]

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    Sustainability in Flat Roofing Sustainability in Flat Roofing

    Sustainability in Flat Roofing

Sustainability in Flat Roofing

From concept design to installation and eventual recycling, flat roofs provide a wide range of environmental benefits for building projects. SIG Design & Technology offers an independent choice of systems for flat, green, and hard metal roofs for all […]

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    New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

    New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

SIG Design & Technology has launched a new website specifically for schools, called FixMySchoolRoof.com. The website provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

Leaking roofs have become […]

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    Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up! Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up!

    Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up!

Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up!

Three problem projects of a similar nature have come into the office in the last 3 weeks. They are all domestic projects, they are all single ply roofing membrane, and they were all reported to have been leaking due […]