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By Architecture, Design & Innovation | Showcasing innovative roofing projects and exploring the latest roofing products, new technologies and design innovations.

Can Green Roofs Create Greater Health and Well-Being?

As the evidence for greater human well-being grows as a result of contact (visual and physical) with the natural environment there would appear a …

Green Roofs

Changing Attitudes to Green Infrastructure in the UK

With increasing pressure on ground level green spaces it comes as no surprise that we are experiencing a growing momentum across the UK in the number …

Roofing

The Principles of Green Roof Maintenance

During very wet seasons green roofs can have problems retaining the plant nutrients. If the flowers have been in short supply then it may be time to …

The dangers of solar installation and maintenance

<b>Installing solar panels is not an easy job, and it is definitely not safe; like all work at height it requires serious planning, the right equipment</b> …

Supply Only Fall Protection Products

Supply Only Products<p>At Safesite we appreciate that you may prefer to install a system yourself, use one of your own contractors or simply require an …

Preventing slips and trips on roofs

<b>By Mark Dolan, General Manager, Roof Edge Fabrications</b><p>When working on roofs, <b>falls from height</b> is of course an important issue that needs to be …

Solution Spotlight: Fascia, Soffits and Gutters • Easi Dec

29 November 2017<p><b>If you are involved in installing or maintaining fascias, soffits or gutters (FSG), you may currently be using scaffolding, a</b> …

Historic works preserved with Sika Sarnafil

Eight years after being put on the ‘At Risk’ register by English Heritage, the landmark Terry’s Chocolate Factory has a new lease of life, following …

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Key considerations for green roof specification

<i>Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, discusses the rise of green roof applications and specification best</i> …

Pool House with a Curved Living Roof Makes a Bold Green Statement

One architectural feature that we believe should definitely catch on quickly with homeowners across the globe is the gorgeous green roof! Living …

4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof

If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.<p>Though homeowners have recently begun to really understand and celebrate the benefits of having a green roof, it's not a new concept. In fact, it can be traced back to …

A Lush Green Roof Covers This Home In Missouri

Architecture firm el dorado Inc., have designed a modern house that’s built into a sloped, urban site in the Westside neighborhood of Kansas City, …

Kemper System facilitates award winning roof refurbishment at...

When the existing flat roof above the International Departure Lounge at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal was failing, Kemper System’s liquid applied …

Home Improvement

Kemper System Shortlisted For Two LRWA Liquid Roofing Awards

Kemper System has been named a finalist in two categories for the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards.<p>Carefully selected by a …

Roofing

Do you need a roof walkway?

<i>By Jason Godfrey, Safesite General Manager</i><p>Ensuring the safety of workers at height should be the priority for anyone with site management …

Regulation

Kemper System provides a membrane fit for a Mayor

Kemper System’s Kemperol V210 cold liquid applied waterproofing membrane has been used to overlay part of the roof at the Grade I listed Mansion …

Roofing

Do you need a roof walkway?

<i>By Jason Godfrey, Safesite General Manager</i><p>Ensuring the safety of workers at height should be the priority for anyone with site management …

Kemper System Shortlisted For Two LRWA Liquid Roofing Awards

Kemper System were delighted to be named as a finalist in two categories for the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards.<p>Carefully …

Easi-Dec Roofline – The alternative to scaffolding

Easi-Dec, the working at height safety specialist, has supplied Everest with 72 Roofline systems to provide installation teams with a safe, efficient …

Health and Safety

Kemper System helps protect concrete heritage

Cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, has helped to preserve a grade II listed building thanks to its Stratex warm roof and …

Home Improvement

A Question of Choice: Which Liquid Waterproofing to Use? (as featured in RCI Magazine)

We know that liquid roofing and waterproofing systems offer a highly durable solution for both new build applications and the refurbishment of …

Green Roof Systems

Green roofs are becoming more popular and can reduce the Urban Heat Island effect, contribute to Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems and increase …

Liquid Waterproofing: Key differences between wet-on-wet and...

<b>Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, looks at the key differences and benefits of installing a wet-on-wet</b> …

Home Improvement

Iconic London Church Sings The Praises Of Kemper System

A popular East London church has regained its post-war glory thanks to the solvent-free and odourless liquid waterproofing solution from KEMPER …

Dutch engineer aims high with latest green roof design

Standing between raised beds of plants on top of a former naval hospital, Joris Voeten can look across to the garden, cafe and terrace that decorate …

Rooftop Demarcation for Waitrose

Installations / Rooftop Demarcation for Waitrose<p><b>Rooftop Demarcation for Safe Maintenance</b><p>We have installed our <b>rooftop demarcation system</b> at <i>Waitrose's</i> …

Vanke Tsing Tao Pearl Hill visitor center blends into the landscape with a rolling green roof

Prolific architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson crafted the Vanke Tsing Tao Pearl Hill Visitor Center in Qingdao, China with a gorgeous rolling …

Vector Architects adds barrel-vaulted roof to refurbished house in Chinese port

Vector Architects has renovated a house perched on a rocky peninsula in China's Fujian Province, adding a vaulted concrete roof that encloses a new …