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The final song

After six years of writing regularly for Roofing, Cladding and Insulation, with occasional articles dating over the past 20 years, John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger, gifts his final ‘The Pitch’ before his retirement

On-line roofing tools and apps – the route to smarter roofs

By John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles

Celebrating the humble clay plain tile

Simon Button talks to RCI about the popularity of the clay plain tile which shows no sign of waning in favour just yet

Making the right choice in roofing materials

By John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles

Unexpected consequences of the introduction of BS 5534 2014

By John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft, the roof brand of Wienerberger

Online tools to service the pitched roofing industry

By John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft, a Wienerberger brand

How to ensure the correct detailing of pitched roof valleys

By John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft

Residential roofing: solutions for real scenarios

John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft provides you with genuine questions and answers for technical enquiries received through Wienerberger’s Roofapedia website

The use of vapour permeable underlays in compliance with BS 5534

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

Online services – the key to success for any business

By John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles