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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 […]

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    Demystifying Wind Load Calculations Demystifying Wind Load Calculations

    Demystifying Wind Load Calculations

Demystifying Wind Load Calculations

We are often asked, ‘What is a Wind Load Calculation?’ ‘When is it used?’ ‘Do I need one for my project?’ so here’s some information about wind load calculations in roof design, what you’ll need and how we can […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]