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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 […]

By |August 8th, 2014|Green Roof|0 Comments
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    Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours

    Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours

Our Largest LiveRoof Installation to Date – 80m2 in 3 hours

Our DATAC contractors Swift Roofing have just completed this installation of a Liveroof green modular roof on a bin store at Scholar’s Court, Anerley, for Taylor […]

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    How much will a Green Roof weigh? How much will a Green Roof weigh?

    How much will a Green Roof weigh?

How much will a Green Roof weigh?

We’re often asked about the weight of a green roof, because it’s one of a number of factors specifiers need to consider when deciding which roofing system to use.

To help you compare the options, we’ve produced a table that […]

By |August 22nd, 2013|Green Roof|7 Comments
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    First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments

    First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments

First Pictures: Green Roofs contribute to Biodiversity in Housing Developments

Housing developers working at Barking Riverside are using green roofs as part of an award winning green infrastructure plan for one of the largest housing development sites in London. Here are some first pictures of the installation, which completed […]

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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 […]

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    Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches

    Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches

Green Roofs at Steeper Pitches

Last week whilst we were at Ecobuild we had an email from an architect asking

“Any pointers for how to construct green roofs at steeper pitches i.e. 45 degrees?”

It’s a surprisingly common question, so we thought we’d share our response […]

By |March 21st, 2013|Green Roof|2 Comments
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    Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video) Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video)

    Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video)

Green Roofs: How to install an instant Sedum Roof (Video)

Green roofs have many benefits both environmental and aesthetic, but sometimes the process of designing and installing even a simple extensive green roof can put off small contractors and leave architects without a workable solution, particularly in smaller projects.

Now […]

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