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    Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

    Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

In less than four months, three companies working collaboratively successfully completed a 48,000m2 fast track roofing project for one of the biggest online grocery centres in the world.

This incredibly tight programme minimised material waste and time on site, thanks to a number of […]

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    SPRA National Conference 2015 – Review SPRA National Conference 2015 – Review

    SPRA National Conference 2015 – Review

SPRA National Conference 2015 – Review

Last week saw the first national conference of the Single Ply Roofing Association, which had the objective of providing guidance and insights to its members from across the industry. In this post we look at what the conference covered […]

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    Reducing Costs & Risk on School Roofing Projects Reducing Costs & Risk on School Roofing Projects

    Reducing Costs & Risk on School Roofing Projects

Reducing Costs & Risk on School Roofing Projects

As competition for schools construction projects remains high and costs are driven down, the needs to meet standards of robustness, energy efficiency and acoustic performance don’t diminish; if anything they become more challenging. How is it possible in this […]

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    Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed? Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed?

    Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed?

Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed?

This is the amazing Garnet Chapel perched on the 2095m high Penkenjoch mountain in the Austrian Tyrol, designed by Mario Botta.

Notwithstanding the challenges of building at this high altitude on a remote site, this gem of a building also […]

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    Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify

    Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify

Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify

Many of the modern single ply roofing membranes on the market today are perceived as being the same. In fact as far as performance and accreditations are concerned, that’s probably true. But it isn’t the whole story.

Specifiers are beginning […]

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    Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

    Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

By Andy Wells, Specification Manager (Northern)

We’re often asked to source coloured single ply roofing membrane. There are a number of aesthetic reasons why you might want to us a colour other than grey, but the most common is to […]

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    Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

    Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

Last week we discussed what factors you should consider in choosing a single ply membrane, one of which was lifespan and track record.

The longevity of flat roofs is […]

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    Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

    Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

Single ply roofing membranes are increasingly popular in UK construction projects, both for new build and refurbishment. Selecting a roofing system is always a combination of design criteria, performance requirements and cost, and it is important to find a […]

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    Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes

    Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes

Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes

This article introduces and compares the most popular types of single ply roofing membranes used in the UK, setting out their different characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.

How can you tell the difference between single ply roofing products, what might be […]