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Alumasc Roofing

A leader in the specification of high performance waterproofing and green roof systems

+44 (0)1744 648400 www.alumascroofing.co.uk

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30-year old plus flat roofs still going strong

30-year old plus flat roofs still going strong

Alumasc Roofing Systems’ Derbigum bituminous membranes provide over 40 years durability and last year gained updated BBA certification confirming this. However, prior to the updated certification being published over 700 million m2 of Derbigum products have been installed worldwide since 1932. This proves the immense reputation the Derbigum product holds amongst specifiers throughout the world.
Alumasc provide a single sourced building envelope for Birmingham City Council.

Alumasc provide a single sourced building envelope for Birmingham City Council.

Rea Street, located in Central Birmingham are Residential flats owned and provided to residents by Birmingham City Council. Following a recent, annual building survey, the decision was made that a full building envelope refurbishment needed to take place to further prolong the building’s life, improve thermal efficiency and improve the inhabitant’s lives.
Alumasc reaches new heights on The Shard in London

Alumasc reaches new heights on The Shard in London

Being Western Europe’s tallest building, The Shard is the latest in a long line of prestigious London landmark projects to be protected by Alumasc’s Hydrotech hot melt waterproofing system. This iconic building joins well-known developments such as Canary Wharf, Bishopsgate and Tate Modern where Hydrotech has been successfully used, signifying new heights for the market leading structural waterproofing system. A total of 3500 metres of Hydrotech has been installed across various levels of the 310m (1,016ft) landmark building, whose glass façade now dominates the London skyline.
Alumasc waterproof RIBA National Award winners 2018

Alumasc waterproof RIBA National Award winners 2018

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 the V&A Museum, highlighting Hydrotech as the ideal choice when selecting long-term durable waterproofing for high profile prestigious projects.
Hydrotech MM6125 hot mely waterproofing independently verified by underwriters laboratories - 30% recycled content.

Hydrotech MM6125 hot mely waterproofing independently verified by underwriters laboratories - 30% recycled content.

The Hydrotech component formula is a unique combination of recycled materials found exclusively in Hydrotech, including rubber crumb from used tyres, process oil and inert fillers, along with the basic bituminous element. These recycled products are typically disposed of via landfill, therefore, the heightened use of these post-consumer materials within this hot melt system helps save the landscape and the atmosphere.
Hydrotech Structural Waterproofing and Derbigum Warm Roof System – The Brunswick Centre, London

Hydrotech Structural Waterproofing and Derbigum Warm Roof System – The Brunswick Centre, London

The Brunswick Shopping Centre in London required a refurbishment to bring it into the modern era. This included providing the waterproofing solutions to all the main piazzas, walkways and podiums. With over 50 years zero product failures Hydrotech Structural Waterproofing was installed, this included a build up of XPS Inverted Insulation and the Hydrotech Hot Melt itself. Beneath these piazzas is a cinema and car park, therefore waterproofing integrity was vital. Hydrotech Hot Melt Waterproofing is fully BBA approved.
Irrigation of Intensive Green Roof Systems

Irrigation of Intensive Green Roof Systems

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 providing much-needed irrigation to our green spaces, but with an emphasis on green roofs.
Maintaining your green roof using temporary irrigation

Maintaining your green roof using temporary irrigation

One of the most common causes of green roofs under performing 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 of rainfall cannot be relied upon to provide sufficient moisture for the plants to establish into the growing medium.
The benefits of Alumasc's BluRoof single point warranty

The benefits of Alumasc's BluRoof single point warranty

Alumasc’s Blue Roof system is a single source, fully warranted waterproofing and sustainable drainage solution. Exploiting the combined expertise of Alumasc’s Roofing Division and Harmer Engineered Drainage Systems; allowing a truly single source solution that we believe is integral to a system of this nature. This is because the system has been tested by Alumasc working in conjunction with consulting engineers and test houses to guarantee system performance throughout the life cycle of the roof or podium.

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