Specification considerations for blue roof SuDS attenuation systems

As the weather is forecasted to be more erratic over the coming decades, due to temperature rises, Andrew Keer, southern sales manager at ABG, provides an in-depth guide into SuDS drainage systems, which could be the best option as drainage systems that discharge water as quickly as possible become less desirable.

Making sure a roof’s waterproof installation is right first time

A spokesperson from IKO explains when installing a waterproofing system, how important it is to follow guidance laid out by the manufacturer, as any divergence from this process could lead to costly repairs.

How to correctly specify liquid-applied membranes

Sarah Spink, chief executive officer of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association, explains how new resources and tools will ensure liquid-applied membranes are specified and used correctly.

An industry in need of a refurb

Philip Fergusson, managing director at NCTS, argues that the construction sector needs to take a long hard look at the way it is selling the industry to today’s Generation X

Travis Perkins Hire gives portable loo advice

Travis Perkins Hire is offering advice on portable toilets to independent builders and small to medium sized construction firms.

Ultimate tips to run quality digital marketing campaigns [what to do...

Matt Jacob, roofing marketing consultant at Profit Roofing Systems, gives RCI readers his top tips to marketing your roofing business online

Contractors and developers embrace the protective Top-2000 S finish

Rodney Hogg, national roofing manager at Crest Nelskamp, shares some of the feedback the company has received about the micro concrete surface technology used on its Double Roman and Double Pantile roof tiles

Imported profiled GRP rooflights are ‘failing to meet UK safety standards’

The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers has come across a number of in-stances where profiled Glass Reinforced Polyester rooflights supplied for ‘in-plane’ applications are failing to provide conformity with the UK annex to BS EN 1013: the European standard for single skin profiled rooflights.

Roof inspections 1: Why do we inspect?

This month’s Technical Note from Keith Roberts is the first in a new series that highlights the importance of roof inspections

It’s good to listen

The construction industry is starting to tackle its mental health problem with new initiatives, but simply listening is the vital first step says Gary Walpole, technical officer at the NFRC