• 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 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, […]

  • wind uplift on roofs - weathervane
    The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs

    The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs

The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs

The video below was posted on Linkedin recently, by a technician for roofing contractor in the US. What we are seeing here is a fairly extreme case of wind up lift on a flat roof, which will cause significant […]

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    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017 Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

It’s December, you’ve already eaten all the advent calendar chocolates, 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? For the first time […]

  • Roof Refurbishment CPD
    New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

    New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new CPD Seminar entitled ‘Roof Refurbishment: Choosing the Best Solution’. The RIBA CPD Providers network have approved the seminar and we’re already taking enquiries to deliver […]

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  • Single Ply Membranes - Comparing Products
    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Four years ago, we published two blog posts on single ply membranes which are two of the most popular pages on our entire website. They are so popular that we’ve decided to update them, and you can visit the […]

  • Primary School Re-Roofing Layfield
    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

We recently reported on the RIBA Journal interview of the business manager at Layfield Primary School in Yarm, which was having ongoing problems with leaking roofs on its new Foundation Stage and Children’s Centre building.

The interview has now been […]

  • Metal Roofing on the Coast - Aberystwyth
    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016 Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

It’s December, the sprouts are on 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 blog this year?

Here is the first half of the top ten, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Single Ply TPO Membranes vs TPE
    Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

    Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

Single Ply Membranes: Comparing TPO Membrane and TPE

This week Dave Embery, Divisional Director at our product partner IKO Polymeric, provides us with a comparison between two single ply membrane types: TPO and TPE.
 

What is TPO Membrane?

TPO’s (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) have been extensively used within the single […]