St Elizabeth’s School Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

St Elizabeth’s School Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 510m² Building Use: Primary School Roof Location: Saint Elizabeth’s Road, Coventry Roof Type: Refurbishment Approved Contractor: APM Roofing Ltd Saint Elizabeth’s Primary School wanted a durable system to waterproof all the flat roof areas of the school. The contractor choose to use RubberBond FleeceBack system as it is a completely cold installation and…

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Office Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond EPDM

Roof Area: 1750m² Building Use: Office Block Location: Welwyn Garden City Roof Type: Refurbishment Approved Contractor: TSS Roofing Ltd RubberBond FleeceBack  was originally invented as an overlay for an existing roof system. The enhanced security, protection and bond strength that the FleeceBack EPDM membrane gives, makes projects like this a lot more cost effective and durable than comparable…

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Cambridge Student Housing – RubberBond Fleeceback

Cambridge Student Housing – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 800m² Building Use: Student Accommodation Location: Huntingdon Road, Cambridge Roof Type: New Build Approved Contractor: Direct Maintenance Ltd. Providing 75 studio and 23 en-suite rooms for CRM Ltd, the largest independent accommodation company in the UK. The roof was part of a pod type build by Elements Europe, enabling a fast project completion…

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How colour affects the membrane

As a manufacturer of both white and black roofing membranes, Carlisle Syntec, who manufacture RubberBond EPDM remains an advocate for careful selection of the membrane colour that is best suited for different geographies and different building types. Carlisle also suggests full understanding of the effects and properties of white roofing as a part of product…

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Testing the system – by Duncan Winter of Flex-R

The long-term weatherability and repairability of flat roofing systems continue to be major points of decision making when selecting flat roofing and waterproofing systems. At Flex-R we recently updated our EPDM Product Data Sheets and EPDM Specifications with new Xenon Arc weathering data that more accurately reflects the superior long-term performance of Carlisle SynTec EPDM…

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Fact & fiction of cool roofs

In the Professional Roofing article titled “Un-Cool Consequences of Cool Roofing,” Samir Ibrahim exposes the truth behind the misconception that reflective roofing is always an effective way for building owners to achieve energy savings and lower their total utility costs, and therefore reduce their building’s carbon footprint. To explain why white roofing is not a…

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EPDM Lasts – this single ply is hard to beat

EPDM Lasts – this single ply is hard to beat

Over the last 45 years, Carlisle EPDM has gained industry wide acceptance and respect by providing both immediate and long term roofing solutions. During that time, EPDM has also racked up some impressive figures in the low sloping market. As of last year, roofing contractors had installed over 500,000 warranted EPDM roof systems, representing over…

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