• Flat Roof Upstands
    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019 Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019

    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019

Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice: Updated for 2019

How high should a flat roof upstand be? SIG Design & Technology’s Design and Technical Manager Daniel Bosworth highlights best practice for upstand design in the light of the revised BS 6229.

One of the most common questions our […]

By |September 5th, 2019|Flat Roof|0 Comments
  • We increasingly demand more and more of our flat roofs. Centrepoint, London (ph: Terence Smith).
    BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained

    BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained

BS 6229:2018 – The Changes Explained

The new British Standard BS 6229:2018 ‘Flat roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof coverings’ has some significant changes from its 2003 predecessor.

Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical Manager looks at:

  1. The reasons for the update to BS 6229;
  2. What the main […]
  • Liquid Roofing Best Practice
    Liquid Roofing Best Practice Liquid Roofing Best Practice

    Liquid Roofing Best Practice

Liquid Roofing Best Practice

Liquid roofing is not a new concept; indeed it has been around in the form of natural bitumen since the early 1800s. However, unlike some other roofing types, the science behind it has developed over the decades, thanks […]

  • Best-Roofing-Photo-Month-March-2018-After-feature
    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018 Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

It’s December, we need a distraction from the dreaded Brexit shenanigans, and as per tradition, we’re counting down the top ten blog posts.

So which are the most popular posts we’ve written on our roofing design blogs this year? Once again this year […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Blog News|0 Comments
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    Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding

    Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding

Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding

If you are planning to include Roofing and Cladding in your 2019 CPD Programme, SIG Design and Technology has FIVE great seminars for you to check out. Take a look and see which ones might be suitable for your […]

By |December 6th, 2018|CPD|0 Comments
  • 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|4 Comments
  • mansard roof: best roofing photo of the month June 2018
    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof

    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof

Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof

Continuing our series of good practice in roofing, where we invite our field technicians to submit photographs they have taken of the projects they have inspected.

 

June Winner: Jamie Dunsmore, Mansard Roof

Our June Best Roofing Photo of the Month winner […]

  • Best-Roofing-Photo-Month-May-2018-feature
    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018 Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018

    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018

Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018

We ask our field technicians to share with us their photographs of best practice and interesting roofing projects as they travel around the UK inspecting sites worked on by our DATAC accredited contractors. However, this time we wanted to bring you […]

  • flat roof school extension with pv and plant
    Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

    Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

We’ve published a new case study detailing the roofing of a new flat roof school extension with PV and plant at Corby Technical School. Read all about the project and how it was completed here, including the roofing strategy, […]