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    7 Top Tips for Specifying a Single-ply Roof Membrane 7 Top Tips for Specifying a Single-ply Roof Membrane

    7 Top Tips for Specifying a Single-ply Roof Membrane

7 Top Tips for Specifying a Single-ply Roof Membrane

Get a single-ply roof membrane right and no one notices. But get it wrong, and it’s another, very costly, story. Steve Cleminson, technical manager at SIG Design & Technology, gives his top tips […]

By |September 24th, 2014|Flat Roof|1 Comment
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    Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens

    Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens

Membranes for Gravel Roof Gardens

Keith Wheatley, who supplies lightweight gravel and rocks used in landscaping, has recently contacted us on twitter. Keith asked about the possibility of using his […]

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    Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify

    Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify

Beneath the Skin of Single Ply – What Architects should ask before they Specify

Many of the modern single ply roofing membranes on the market today are perceived as being the same. In fact as far as performance and accreditations are concerned, that’s probably true. But it isn’t the whole story.

Specifiers are beginning […]

  • 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

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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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    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
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    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 […]

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    Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

    Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

Last week we discussed what factors you should consider in choosing a single ply membrane, one of which was lifespan and track record.

The longevity of flat roofs is […]

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    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 […]