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Working towards zero avoidable waste in roofing

Malcolm Grinstead, director of the Mastic Asphalt Council, talks to RCI about reducing wasted products in roofing, and how it was achieved when renovating one of London’s oldest landmarks.

Mitigating fire risk in the roof

Beneficial for space-saving, energy efficiency and housing mechanical and electrical equipment, flat roofs are commonly specified for diverse applications across many sectors. Considering this, Will Wigfield, product manager – flat roof at ROCKWOOL UK, examines the role of the modern roof, discusses why it is susceptible to fire hazards, and offers best practice advice on how best to mitigate these.

A new faster, safer, stronger and lighter metal tile solution from...

AeroDek from BMI is a faster, safer, stronger roofing solution, which is lighter than traditional roof coverings. It replicates the high aesthetic of clay, concrete or slate in a tile that is guaranteed to last 40 years.

BMI UK & Ireland finds flow with Sealoflex liquid applied roofing...

BMI UK & Ireland has introduced Sealoflex, a liquid applied waterproofing range, which offers building owners, designers and contractors a great choice of high-performance system solutions for a host of requirements and applications.

Get the whole roofing package from Novolux

Novolux has added an extensive selection of accessories to its range, meaning installers can now get a complete conservatory roofing system from the supplier of polycarbonate sheet.

Discover the Pro Kit Canopy System from Novolux

Novolux has added a new self-supporting aluminium kit canopy system to its range, giving installers the opportunity to tap into this lucrative market.

LEISTER redefines hand welding

Leister’s UNIDRIVE 500 is a reliable and economical semi-automatic welder that gives the user more automation than hand welding, whilst complimenting automatic welding.

Gradient CPD highlights principles and benefits of tapered roof insulation

Gradient has created a CPD-style presentation aimed at providing architects and roofing contractors with an understanding of the principles behind tapered roof insulation.

New guidance on balcony and terrace design

Sarah Spink, chief executive officer of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association, explains how the new British Standard 8579:2020 affects how balconies and terraces are designed, and the impact on the waterproofing industry.

BMI systems raise roofing performance for Grade II listed apartments

Market-leading guarantees and technical support, in addition to pitched and flat roofing requirements made BMI the top choice when it came to refurbishing Crowngate Apartments in Birmingham.