Category Roofing & Cladding

Marley Contract Services ‘a cut above’ with NFRC win

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Marley Contract Services has won this year’s NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards 2014 Roof Tiling category. The judges singled out the company for the high quality of workmanship and technical capabilities on the roof at Deer Park Heights in Livingston. This was a highly intricate feature roof that required a large amount of cutting of the grey interlocking concrete roof slates on the numerous hips, valleys and turrets.

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Solar Slate


Solar Slate’s proven technologies have changed the face of solar PV. That’s why Solar Slate is now well established as the first choice of architects, planning consultants and professionals for conservation areas and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty where use of traditional solar PV would be difficult.

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Sika-Trocal receives lifespan extension from BBA


Leading supplier of Single Ply roofing membranes, Sika-Trocal has had the lifespan of its Type S and SG materials extended from 30 years now up to 35 years by the industry body, the BBA. This includes resistance to wind uplift, foot traffic, weather tightness and properties in relation to fire, as well as durability and waterproof.

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Freefoam fascia used for dormer feature

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Prestigious house builder Shanly Homes has used Freefoam fascia on a new development at Helios Court, Maidenhead. The exclusive apartment block features a double fascia dormer detail using Freefoam roofline products to create an attractive stepped effect beneath the flat dormer roof. With developers looking for more sophisticated and original features Freefoam products offer the flexibility and opportunity to create bespoke installations without compromising on functionality or aesthetics. 

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Crest Girls

NVELOPE, the rainscreen cladding specialist, has provided an attractive finish with its NV1 and NV6 system, to Crest Girls’ Academy in Neasden, London. The cladding support systems have been installed throughout the £40 million refurbishment of the school, to support approximately 6000 square metres of timber and cedar cladding.

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Single Ply Education from Sika-Trocal

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Sika Trocal, a market leading manufacturer of single ply roofing membranes has launched a new CPD (Continuing Professional Development) seminar aimed at educating architects and specifiers.  The new CPD, entitled ‘Effective Design of Single Ply Roofing Systems,’ has been produced by the flat roofing experts at Sika -Trocal.

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Traditional Metal Roofing Specialists Recognised by CSCS


Laying down a significant marker for their trade, roofing specialists in traditional hard metals (copper, stainless steel and zinc) now have their own Traditional / Heritage Roofing CSCS card.

Launched on the 1st June 2013, the Traditional / Heritage Roofing – Hard Metals CSCS card will identify those craftsmen experienced in traditional metal roofing design and installation.

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High Performance, Sustainable Roofing From Lindab


Seamline from Lindab is a high performance and sustainable standing seam roofing system that offers; an impressively low carbon footprint, minimal thermal movement, resistance to corrosion, is virtually maintenance free and long lasting and at the end of its serviceable life, can be fully recycled.

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RigiSystems Introduces Rainscreen Panel Range


RigiSystems has developed a range of rainscreen cladding panels, using Alubond ACM.

RigiSystems has the exclusive rights to distribute Alubond products throughout the UK and France, and the new range of rainscreen panels offers unlimited opportunities for creative, innovative and individual designs, using the wide palette of colours and finishes available.

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