• Blue Roofs and BS6229
    Blue Roofs and BS 6229:2018 Blue Roofs and BS 6229:2018

    Blue Roofs and BS 6229:2018

Blue Roofs and BS 6229:2018

Following on from our post earlier about the changes to British Standard BS 6229:2018 ‘Flat roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof coverings’,  Carl Harrop of Watershed Engineering explores how the new British Standard  […]

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    Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology

    Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology

Eco Green Roof systems available from SIG Design & Technology

SIG Design & Technology are working with Eco Green Roofs (EGR) to provide guaranteed green roof and blue roof systems. Partnering with Eco Green Roofs allows SIG to offer a full built up system which combines expertise on both […]

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    New Case Study: Centrepoint London Refurbishment New Case Study: Centrepoint London Refurbishment

    New Case Study: Centrepoint London Refurbishment

New Case Study: Centrepoint London Refurbishment

Eight separate areas of the newly refurbished development of Centrepoint, the iconic London skyscraper, have been waterproofed to specifications developed by SIG Design and Technology.

The Grade II Listed 34 storey Centrepoint was one of the first skyscrapers in London […]

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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 […]

  • Green Roof Guide GRO Green Roof Code
    The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice

    The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice

The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice

Green roofs are now one of the ‘must haves’ amongst architects, homeowners, commercial developers and office owners seeking to enhance the environment or simply tick a sustainability box on a planning proposal. But despite the fact that the market […]

  • benefits of a green roof
    Green Roof Benefits: A Baker’s Dozen Reasons to Specify a Green Roof Green Roof Benefits: A Baker’s Dozen Reasons to Specify a Green Roof

    Green Roof Benefits: A Baker’s Dozen Reasons to Specify a Green Roof

Green Roof Benefits: A Baker’s Dozen Reasons to Specify a Green Roof

We love using Green Roofs on our projects. They look great and have so many benefits both for a project itself and the wider community. However we often need to make the case in a structured way, so we […]

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    How much will a Green Roof weigh? How much will a Green Roof weigh?

    How much will a Green Roof weigh?

How much will a Green Roof weigh?

We’re often asked about the weight of a green roof, because it’s one of a number of factors specifiers need to consider when deciding which roofing system to use.

To help you compare the options, we’ve produced a table that […]

  • Green Roof Systems
    Green Roof Systems: An Overview Green Roof Systems: An Overview

    Green Roof Systems: An Overview

Green Roof Systems: An Overview

The vegetating of a roof surface is described under a number of generic terms: ‘brown roof’, ‘biodiverse roof’, ‘living roof’ and so on. Each has evolved from the original terminology ‘green roof’ for marketing reasons or to differentiate specific […]

  • Verdico Green Roof Peacock
    Green Roof with Carbon Negative Substrate and Single Delivery System Green Roof with Carbon Negative Substrate and Single Delivery System

    Green Roof with Carbon Negative Substrate and Single Delivery System

Green Roof with Carbon Negative Substrate and Single Delivery System

This week we’re launching a new Green Roofing system called Verdiroof by Verdico. Two things make it special: the whole system comes in a single delivery, and the growing medium is carbon […]

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    Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens

    Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens

Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens

Keith Wheatley, who supplies lightweight gravel and rocks used in landscaping, has recently contacted us on twitter. Keith asked about the possibility of using his […]