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How often do you look up, beyond the ground floor office lobbies, shopfronts, or restaurants that line the high street? There is an entire other world that exists above us, away from the buzz and bustle of the busy city; … More >>

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Redcliff Quarter is a bustling new neighbourhood for Bristol, bringing together restaurants, a 4-star hotel, offices and apartments. The 600,000 sq ft development has an urban artisan design reflecting the area’s industrial heritage. The architecture includes wider pavements, rooftop and … More >>

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Material Store will provide 189 buy to rent apartments with residents’ parking and a communal garden. The Old Vinyl Factory is a compelling project and was one of the largest regeneration projects in West London, home to a new community of more … More >>

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    Constructed by CCG, The Ellerslie Road Development is a new build, high rise residential project located in the Yoker district of Glasgow on the northern bank of the River Clyde and is the tallest CLT building in Scotland. Cross … More >>

Jul23

Alumasc’s BluRoof – frequently asked questions

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Q1. Can we purchase an Alumasc Blue Roof outlet without the waterproofing? Alumasc has developed the BluRoof system that benefits from the combined expertise associated with Harmer Engineered Drainage Systems and Alumasc Roofing Systems. The result is that Alumasc is … More >>

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The RIBA National Awards are given to buildings across the UK recognised as significant contributions to architecture – Alumasc’s Hydrotech high performance structural waterproofing was used on four winning buildings – Kings Cross Triplets, Riverlight, the Leadenhall (Cheesegrater) building, and … More >>

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One of the most common causes of green roofs underperforming is insufficient application of irrigation immediately after the plants have been installed. With the UK’s variable weather conditions we can experience long periods of unseasonably dry weather when normal levels … More >>

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Irrigation of Intensive Green Roof Systems

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The total absence of or the provision of inadequate irrigation systems is one of the commonest reasons for planting failures on green roofs, or within planters. Here we take a quick look at some of the pressures and solutions for … More >>

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Back in 2015 Alumasc Roofing Systems installed their pioneering Blue Roof Water Attenuation System ‘BluRoof’ at University of Bristol’s Arts and Social Sciences Lecture Theatre – the first Alumasc BluRoof system installed within the UK. As part of University of … More >>

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Alumasc is proud to announce that we have two sustainable and innovative green roof projects shortlisted at this year’s 2018 NFRC  (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) Awards, below we look back at the green roof projects… Project One: Tucked away … More >>

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