• Fix my School roof
    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 […]

  • Flat Roof Problems Faulty Buildup
    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 […]

  • Primary School Re-Roofing Layfield
    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

We recently reported on the RIBA Journal interview of the business manager at Layfield Primary School in Yarm, which was having ongoing problems with leaking roofs on its new Foundation Stage and Children’s Centre building.

The interview has now been […]

  • 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 […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments
  • 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 […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments
  • 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 […]