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Quality BIM objects key to supporting the future of digital construction

Martin Bidewell, technical services manager for Single Ply Roofing at Sika, breaks down the implications of BIM level 2 compliance and how manufacturers can support the process

Making the right choice

Steve Cookson, technical services manager for Sika Liquid Plastics, explains how choosing the right manufacturer can make all the difference on a flat roof project

Eye-catching solution to a range of complex roof installations

The ideal for any waterproof roof system is that it performs as designed. The roof, being a building’s most important feature, has to remain...

“BBA continues to set the standard fifty years on”

Fifty-years-old this year, Sika says the British Board of Agrément (BBA) remains one of the construction industry’s most respected bodies in terms of product classification. The manufacturer says a BBA certificate carries a stamp of authority and is still the most effective way for a new product to gain vital credibility in an ever-increasing marketplace

A solution to costly flat roof repairs: waterproofing integrity testing

For 20 years, the International Leak Detection (ILD) waterproofing integrity testing system has been alerting building owners worldwide to potential flat roof leakage and ingress. Dean Grady, product manager single ply roofing at Sika, looks at the process involved in its success

Wind uplift: what are the risks and can you avoid them?

By Steve Cookson, technical services manager, Sika Liquid Plastics

Changes to energy efficiency legislation: Payback calculations

Steve Cookson, technical services manager at Sika Roofing, explains how building owners must improve the energy efficiency of their properties with impending changes to Government legislation, and highlights the support on offer

Improve tools and techniques to reduce project costs

Dean Grady, product manager at Sika Sarnafil, speaks to RCI about the reasons behind the launch of the company’s new Spray Applied Primer 610, which he says is set to radically reduce roofing installation times

Training can help stem the shortage of qualified construction workers

Ian Muddiman, head of applications at Sika, discusses the labour shortage crisis in the construction industry and how he feels high quality training and accreditations can help to bridge the gap

Close contact provides results

John O'Raw, regional sales manager, Sika Sarnafil, explains the importance of working closely with the contractor and the client to deliver a reliable flat roof refurbishment that lasts the test of time