• Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

In this last in the series investigating our checklist for flat roof specification we look at the four main buildability factors that address the commissioning and installation of the flat roof on your building.

In previous posts, we looked firstly […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

In this post, we’re covering the final two design factors on our checklist for flat roof specification: flat roof interfaces and cost. These factors round up the design stage of the checklist and we can then move on to […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

We’re well into our checklist of questions to ask when you’re choosing and designing the right flat roof system. Whilst the preliminary questions on client requirements, aesthetics and structure set the broad parameters, the questions we are now going […]

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  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Last time we introduced our Flat Roof Specifier Checklist and looked at the requirements your client might have. This week we begin talking about the design factors, starting with Aesthetic requirements and Roof Structure.

Would you like a copy of […]

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  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

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

At our seminar in November we launched a new tool for architects – a Flat Roof Specifier Checklist. Our checklist […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments
  • School Roofing Stopsley High School
    School Roofing – Seven more Value Engineered Projects School Roofing – Seven more Value Engineered Projects

    School Roofing – Seven more Value Engineered Projects

School Roofing – Seven more Value Engineered Projects

School Roofing today requires a collaborative approach, robust specification and cost efficient product selection. In this case study we look at seven projects which deliver just that.

SIG Design & Technology and SIG Insulation are working […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Flat Roof|2 Comments
  • Single Ply TPO Membranes vs TPE
    Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

    Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

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 […]

  • Branch Place London Hybrid Green Blue Roof
    Blue Roof – what if you must have one? Blue Roof – what if you must have one?

    Blue Roof – what if you must have one?

Blue Roof – what if you must have one?

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 […]

  • Mastic Asphalt Roofing Thiepval Memorial
    When to Use Mastic Asphalt When to Use Mastic Asphalt

    When to Use Mastic Asphalt

When to Use Mastic Asphalt

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 […]

  • Mastic Asphalt Infographic
    Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

    Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

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.

 

What […]