• Roof Design CPD Online - A Structured Approach to Roofing Design and Specification-1
    Roof Design CPD – now watch online Roof Design CPD – now watch online

    Roof Design CPD – now watch online

Roof Design CPD – now watch online

Our new CPD Seminar, ‘A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design’ is now available in online video form. Approved by the RIBA CPD Providers’ Network, this latest seminar introduces the process of roof specification and design by setting […]

By |June 12th, 2014|CPD|0 Comments
  • Falls in Concrete Roofs Tapered Insulation or Screed
    Falls in Concrete Flat Roofs – is Tapered Insulation cheaper than Screed? Falls in Concrete Flat Roofs – is Tapered Insulation cheaper than Screed?

    Falls in Concrete Flat Roofs – is Tapered Insulation cheaper than Screed?

Falls in Concrete Flat Roofs – is Tapered Insulation cheaper than Screed?

‘Cut to Falls’ is often the most expensive part of the roof system, and so we’re often asked how to make it cheaper. After all, if you can save £5k on your flat roof falls you can put it […]

  • Zero_Falls_and
    Zero Falls and Thermal Performance – Where Does SPRA Stand? Zero Falls and Thermal Performance – Where Does SPRA Stand?

    Zero Falls and Thermal Performance – Where Does SPRA Stand?

Zero Falls and Thermal Performance – Where Does SPRA Stand?

Jim Newsletter ImageJim’s Jotter by Jim Hooker

 
The so-called zero falls inverted roof to apartments – a common application – but does it comply with Building Regulations Part L?

The reason why SPRA has long upheld […]

  • NBS National BIM Library – free-to-use BIM objects from SIG Design and Technology
    Armourplan, NedZink, Rhepanol and Green Roof BIM Objects Armourplan, NedZink, Rhepanol and Green Roof BIM Objects

    Armourplan, NedZink, Rhepanol and Green Roof BIM Objects

Armourplan, NedZink, Rhepanol and Green Roof BIM Objects

As BIM adoption spreads throughout the construction industry, we’re delighted to announce the availability of BIM Objects for some of our most widely used products. These have been produced in association with the NBS and are available for

  • Beautiful NedZink Zinc Roofing used as a Feature
    The Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013 The Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013

    The Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013

The Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2013

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

By |December 12th, 2013|Blog News|0 Comments
  • Not a Blue Roof
    Blue Roof – why it is a bad idea Blue Roof – why it is a bad idea

    Blue Roof – why it is a bad idea

Blue Roof – why it is a bad idea

Last week we delivered a CPD (our new RIBA certified one about roof design) to a group at a large London architects practice. One of the […]

By |October 17th, 2013|Flat Roof|8 Comments
  • 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
  • Green Roof PVC Membrane Example
    Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

    Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

By Andy Wells, Specification Manager (Northern)

We’re often asked to source coloured single ply roofing membrane. There are a number of aesthetic reasons why you might want to us a colour other than grey, but the most common is to […]

  • SIGR Roofex Exhibition Preview
    Roofex 2013 Preview Roofex 2013 Preview

    Roofex 2013 Preview

Roofex 2013 Preview

Just two weeks to go until the Roofex show at the NEC in Birmingham – the UK’s own dedicated Roofing show. Roofex will brings the whole of the industry together to focus on roofing and related products and services. […]

By |April 18th, 2013|CPD|0 Comments
  • Designing and Enabling the Roof to Work Harder Part 1 - YouTube
    Roof Design Video CPD: Designing and Enabling the Roof to Work Harder Roof Design Video CPD: Designing and Enabling the Roof to Work Harder

    Roof Design Video CPD: Designing and Enabling the Roof to Work Harder

Roof Design Video CPD: Designing and Enabling the Roof to Work Harder

What is a roof for? That might sound a simplistic question, and the most straightforward answer is ‘To keep the rain out, of course.’ Any roof that cannot do that is certainly not fit for purpose. But today, in […]

By |April 4th, 2013|CPD|0 Comments