• 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 […]

By |November 15th, 2017|CPD|0 Comments
  • Single Ply Roofing Membrane being Laid over a curved roof
    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
  • Flat Roof Leaks
    Flat Roof Leaks and Failures: How to Prevent Them Flat Roof Leaks and Failures: How to Prevent Them

    Flat Roof Leaks and Failures: How to Prevent Them

Flat Roof Leaks and Failures: How to Prevent Them

We were contacted recently by one of our Main Contractor Clients about a failing flat roof they were looking at, so we arranged a survey. Here’s what we found.

 

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  • ©Fotografie Enrico Cano
    Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed? Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed?

    Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed?

Mario Botta’s Garnet Chapel at Penkenjoch – how is it Waterproofed?

This is the amazing Garnet Chapel perched on the 2095m high Penkenjoch mountain in the Austrian Tyrol, designed by Mario Botta.

Notwithstanding the challenges of building at this high altitude on a remote site, this gem of a building also […]

  • SM Reinforced PVC
    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Take the Risk out of Roof Design
    Do you read Architecture Today? Do you read Architecture Today?

    Do you read Architecture Today?

Do you read Architecture Today?

If you’re a reader of Architecture Today, the leading independent architecture magazine, you may come across one of our features in the October edition, entitled ‘Choosing the Best Waterproofing System for the Job’.

We’re publishing […]

By |November 11th, 2013|Blog News|0 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
  • Skara Brae Roof Membrane Rhepanol hg
    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 […]

  • 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