Category Archives: Green Roofs

Alumasc Roofing Systems, the leading supplier of innovative, high performance waterproofing and green roof systems, has developed a free, CPD points-qualifying seminar about the refurbishment of flat roofs. Developed to raise awareness of the different issues associated with flat roof … More >>

When it comes to large-scale new build projects it is essential that the choice of structural waterproofing is of the highest standard and installed with the greatest of expertise and on-site support to ensure the longevity and risk-free future of … More >>

The first phase of the development sees the delivery of housing and community facilities. Prioritising housing seeks to meet the current housing supply shortage in Cambridge. Alumasc Roofing Systems were specified throughout various roof areas by a joint venture with … More >>

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The prestigious new Banbridge Community Treatment & Care Centre (CT&CC) in County Down, Northern Ireland, has an effective long-term water-proofing solution, after 2,500m2 of Alumasc’s Hydrotech waterproofing systems, covered by Alumasc’s Intensive Blackdown green roof and Derbigum, was installed on the … More >>

Dec13

Green Roof Maintenance Hints and Tips

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Blackdown Greenroofs appreciate that right now, in the depths of winter, maintaining your green roof is probably the last thing that you’re thinking of, but it won’t be long before spring will be pushing ahead and making us think of … More >>

Blackdown are proud to have completed the sedum NatureRoof at the Chester Bus Interchange site which is a £10 million ‘key enabling’ project and part of the wider £300m Chester Northgate Redevelopment. The bus interchange is capable of handling 156 … More >>

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Aug19

Blackdown Greenroof's Somerset Nursery

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Business is brisk at Blackdown Greenroof’s Somerset nursery, based in Somerset, the plant growing nursery is at full production with many orders waiting to be dispatched to greenroof projects around the United Kingdom.   Introduction By growing our own plant … More >>

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Aug1

Blackdown Planting Options for Green Roofs

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Planting is all about the cultivation of plants which are wind, frost and drought resistant, require very little maintenance and are self-propagating. This type of vegetation will consist primarily of sedums, but can include herbaceous plants and grasses if the … More >>

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Aug1

Sustainability and Quality

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Environmental Strategy Alumasc actively pursues sustainability in the range of products and systems offered and is committed to continuous assessment of procedures and quality control standards that monitor them.   BREEAM Alumasc systems score highly in BREEAM ratings (notably in … More >>

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Jul15

Green Roof Facts – Plug vs Sedum

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Introduction Adrian Culling, Technical Manager for Blackdown Greenroofs has been working at Blackdown since 2008, and has priced a lot of green roofs in that time, but recently it seems that the majority of specifications that come cross his desk are … More >>

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