• Green Roof
    Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013 Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013

    Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013

Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013

As we approach the end of the year and the anniversary of our blogging about roof design, we thought it would be useful to find out which are the most popular posts we’ve written this year. We’d like to […]

  • Liveroof by Blackdown
    Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours

    Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours

Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours

Our DATAC contractors Swift Roofing have just completed this installation of a Liveroof green modular roof on a bin store at Scholar’s Court, Anerley, for Taylor […]

  • Built Up Extensive Green Roof - Aberystwyth University
    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 […]

  • Barking Riverside won an IHDC award in 2012. Image - Wild London
    First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments

    First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments

First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments

Housing developers working at Barking Riverside are using green roofs as part of an award winning green infrastructure plan for one of the largest housing development sites in London. Here are some first pictures of the installation, which completed […]

  • Design & Technology CPD Poster
    New RIBA CPD Seminar: <br />A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design New RIBA CPD Seminar: <br />A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design

    New RIBA CPD Seminar:
    A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design

New RIBA CPD Seminar:
A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design

We’re delighted to announce that our new CPD Seminar, ‘A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design’ has been approved by the RIBA CPD Providers’ Network.

Why a new seminar?

In the course of delivering our roofing design CPD seminars to […]

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  • Roofex Logo
    Roofex 2013 – Photoblog Roofex 2013 – Photoblog

    Roofex 2013 – Photoblog

Roofex 2013 – Photoblog

We’re taking photos and posting reportage about the Roofex Show at the NEC on 1-2 May. We’ll be meeting people, watching the demonstrations and generally sharing whats happening at the show. […]

  • steeper roofs
    Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches

    Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches

Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches

Last week whilst we were at Ecobuild we had an email from an architect asking

“Any pointers for how to construct green roofs at steeper pitches i.e. 45 degrees?”

It’s a surprisingly common question, so we thought we’d share our response […]

  • green roofing
    Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video) Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video)

    Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video)

Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video)

Green roofs have many benefits both environmental and aesthetic, but sometimes the process of designing and installing even a simple extensive green roof can put off small contractors and leave architects without a workable solution, particularly in smaller projects.

Now […]