SFS intec’s Powder Coated Fasteners Deliver on Aesthetics and Performance in Prestigious Retail Project
Powder coated high performance fasteners from SFS intec have played a key role in enabling leading roofing and cladding contractor Roofdec to create a striking new building envelope for a major extension to the White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds.
Here, Technical Secretary at the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), Terry Wain, discusses specification best practice in a niche yet growing sector of the liquid roofing market – hot melts.
Sika Sarnafil has launched a new and improved ‘Successful Roof Refurbishment’ Continual Professional Development (CPD) seminar, aimed at those looking to specify high performance products for roof renovations.
In August 2014, the British Standard Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling (BS 5534) recommendations were updated to improve the overall security of traditional slated and tiled pitched roofs. Sadly, site practice is still lagging behind – resulting in voided warranties and, at worst, significant roof failures. Dr Kevin Ley, Technical Manager of Redland, explains.
EQUITONE facade materials from Marley Eternit evoke the unique nature of fibre cement - a mineral composite material with outstanding physical and aesthetic properties.
Following last year’s NFRC Roofing Awards win, Sika Sarnafil Registered Contractor Contour Roofing, has once again been recognised for its outstanding work, making the shortlist in the Single Ply category.
Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, looks at the key differences and benefits of installing a wet-on-wet vs wet-on-dry liquid waterproofing solution.
With changes to CDM regulations now placing accountability for the safety and integrity of a completed project solely with the principal designer, specification considerations which could impact on the risk of defects or failures have never been more topical.
Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid membrane specialist, Kemper System, discusses a roofing project at a landmark refurbished office building in Manchester.