• 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
  • Top Five Most Popular Flat Roof Blog Posts
    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

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 – […]

  • birmingham-new-street-quality-in-flat-roofing
    Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know

    Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know

Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know

Wednesday 23 November, 08.50 to 11.45am
This time next week we’re holding our third annual #PerfectRoof Seminar, entitled ‘Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know’. You can still join us in person (BOOK HERE) but if […]

  • replacing a cathedral roof - mastic asphalt at Westminster Cathedral
    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would have utilised naturally occurring asphalt deposits dug up from an overseas lake.

These days, things are done a little differently. Instead, IKO’s Permaphalt – a polymer modified mastic […]

  • 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
  • flat roof overlay
    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

This week Frank Williamson, Technical Manager at our product partner IKO Polymeric, asks whether you can use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay, and what you should consider […]

  • Interstitial Condensation: Core Sample of Cold roof showing failed deck and Unvented void
    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

We’ve been talking to Ian Dryden, Business Development Manager at SIG Roofing, about an increasing concern he has for flat roofs built in the 1980s and early 1990s, and incorrectly refurbished roofs which appear to be leaking, but they […]

  • re-roofing vue cinema doncaster
    Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

    Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

When this multi-screen cinema on the outskirts of Doncaster needed a section of its asphalt flat roof refurbished as part of extension and maintenance works, the owners needed the building to stay open to the public throughout the installation.  […]

  • SIG Roof Lines June 2016
    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016 SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016

    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016

SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016

This week the June 2016 issue of RIBA Journal is published, complete with our eighth technical guide: SIG Roof Lines.

SIG Design & Technology partner with the RIBA Journal to help supply architects with impartial, useful advice on designing flat, green and […]