• Architecture Today Seminar
    Designing for the Education Estate: Education Seminar Review and Recording Designing for the Education Estate: Education Seminar Review and Recording

    Designing for the Education Estate: Education Seminar Review and Recording

Designing for the Education Estate: Education Seminar Review and Recording

Last week we had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the third Architecture Today Education Seminar which was entitled,  “Designing Education Buildings to support long-term Estate Strategies“.

The event, as always was free to attend, but this […]

By |October 22nd, 2020|CPD|0 Comments
  • Natural Slate Roofing at St James Park Didsbury
    Natural Slate Roofing – Ensuring Quality, Consistency and Longevity Natural Slate Roofing – Ensuring Quality, Consistency and Longevity

    Natural Slate Roofing – Ensuring Quality, Consistency and Longevity

Natural Slate Roofing – Ensuring Quality, Consistency and Longevity

Natural Slate is a beautiful material, brimming with unique, attractive characteristics. Like any natural material, however, it varies hugely in quality. In order to use natural slate roofing effectively on a building, some of these characteristics need to be […]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Slate Roof|1 Comment
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    Online CPD seminars: New Dates Announced Online CPD seminars: New Dates Announced

    Online CPD seminars: New Dates Announced

Online CPD seminars: New Dates Announced

We’re delighted to be offering some new dates for our online CPD Seminars.

This programme of free, online CPD seminars was launched at the end of March, and following a short break during April we are again offering four different lunchtime […]

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    SIG Design & Technology delivering online CPD seminars SIG Design & Technology delivering online CPD seminars

    SIG Design & Technology delivering online CPD seminars

SIG Design & Technology delivering online CPD seminars

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic SIG Design & Technology are adapting the way that we work and looking at how we can use technology to support our customers.

Instead of delivering our usual in-house CPD service, we are […]

By |March 26th, 2020|CPD, News|0 Comments
  • Low Pitch Slate Roof
    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2019 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2019

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2019

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2019

Last week we kicked off our top ten roofing design blog posts published in 2019 with numbers ten to six. Here are the top five most read roofing design blog posts this year – is your favourite at the […]

By |December 19th, 2019|Blog News|0 Comments
  • Flat Roof Checklist - Drywipe version
    Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions

    Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions

Flat Roof Checklist helps architects ask the right questions

Choosing the right flat roof system can be a challenge, but if you ask the right questions, you’re half way there.

With this in mind, here is a unique tool for architects – a Flat Roof Checklist for Specifiers. Our […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Flat Roof|4 Comments
  • 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 […]
  • House fire by Adam Belles (creative commons)
    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

At the start of the year a fire broke out on the roof terrace of the new Ivy Restaurant in Manchester. You’ll see many photographs and videos of the fire available on social media, as the restaurant is surrounded […]

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    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

Last week we kicked off our top ten roofing design blog posts published in 2018 with numbers ten to six. Here are the top five most read roofing design blog posts […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Blog News|2 Comments