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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Bethany School Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

Bethany School Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 450m² Building Use: School Location: Cranbrook, Kent Roof Type: Refurbishment Approved Contractor: T Robinson The school has numerous individual buildings with a low pitch slop. The original roof had a bitumen felt covering that was failing due to age. The school undertook  a programme of works with T. Robinson an Approved RubberBond FleeceBack…

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Academy Roof Replacement – RubberBond Fleeceback

Academy Roof Replacement – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 1,750m² Building Use: School Location: Coventry Roof Type: Refurbishment Approved Contractor: Complete Roofing The roof area was split over different buildings to Woodlands Academy, Coventry. Each roof had a box gutter detail incorporated around the perimeter. The existing felt surface was left in place to act as a Vapour Control Layer (VCL) and insulation was bonded to the…

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Sustainability of EPDM

Sustainability of EPDM

A new Life-Cycle Assessment, or LCA, of the long-term environmental impact of EPDM shows that it performs significantly better than comparable roof assemblies.Equally as important, the study — based on the most up-to-date data supplied by industry and public sources — reports that the environmental impact of EPDM is lower than previously thought. LCA is…

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Additional Flex-R Facilities

Additional Flex-R Facilities

We are pleased to have completed our expansion to our new 17,000 sq. ft. of warehousing and offices in Sands Industrial Estate, High Wycombe. This necessary expansion has allows us to hold additional stock to cater for the increasing demand for DuoPly membranes by our distribution partners. We will still retain the Oxford warehouse to…

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Leading Architects: Sir Norman Foster

The first instalment of our series on the world’s leading architects looks at the works of Sir Norman Foster, a British born architect world renowned for his ground-breaking interpretations of neo futuristic and post-modern design. Embed this on your website: 450 pixels wide Leading Architects: Sir Norman Foster by Rubber Bond. 955 pixels wide: Leading…

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The Future Of London’s Skyline

Over the next few years, London’s skyline will change dramatically, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the new buildings that are about to pop up in the nation’s capital as well as showing you where exactly they’ll be developed and outline some of the concerns made by locals who are keen…

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