• flat roof penetrations
    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Penetrations are one of the greatest threats to the integrity and long-term performance of flat roofs.  So how do we ensure that they are absolutely necessary, correctly detailed and properly installed? Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical […]

  • Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice Single Ply
    Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

    Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

Central to the long-term performance of flat roofs are adequate falls and drainage. The former ensure that rainwater is moved to designated low points, while the latter should be of sufficient size and number to collect and […]

By |September 26th, 2018|Flat Roof|2 Comments
  • Failed Flat Roof Problems Damp Deck and Inspection
    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

Last week we kicked off our top ten roofing design blog posts with numbers ten to six. Here are the top five most read roofing design blog posts this year – […]

By |December 14th, 2017|Blog News|3 Comments
  • Roof Refurbishment CPD
    New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

    New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new CPD Seminar entitled ‘Roof Refurbishment: Choosing the Best Solution’. The RIBA CPD Providers network have approved the seminar and we’re already taking enquiries to deliver […]

By |November 15th, 2017|CPD|0 Comments
  • designing flat roofs
    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
  • Single Ply Membranes - Comparing Products
    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]