• 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 […]

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    SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team

    SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team

SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team

After our busiest ever summer, we have an enlarged team of specification managers whose job it is to meet and look after enquirers and customers across the UK and providing plenty of expert roofing advice.

The team will be out […]

By |September 19th, 2013|Blog News|0 Comments
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    Roofing Contractors – What does it mean to be DATAC accredited? Roofing Contractors – What does it mean to be DATAC accredited?

    Roofing Contractors – What does it mean to be DATAC accredited?

Roofing Contractors – What does it mean to be DATAC accredited?

In this post we’re going to look at the SIG DATAC Accredited Roofing Contractors Scheme, how it works and why it is an essential ‘third element’ of our roofing design, specification and supply service.

Accredited Roofing Contractors are just one […]

  • 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 […]

By |July 18th, 2013|CPD|1 Comment
  • Single Ply Membranes - Comparing Products
    Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

    Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

Single ply roofing membranes are increasingly popular in UK construction projects, both for new build and refurbishment. Selecting a roofing system is always a combination of design criteria, performance requirements and cost, and it is important to find a […]

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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 […]

By |April 25th, 2013|CPD|0 Comments
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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 […]