Hospital Annex – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 250m² Building Use: Hospital Location: Watford Roof Type: New Annex Approved Contractor: Artisan Roofing Surrey Ltd RubberBond FleeceBack was used to waterproof a new annex link to the A&E department of Watford General Hospital. Installed to a timber deck the roof was completed within 3 days to minimize any disruption to the hospital…

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Sustainable Roofing – it’s all about performance

Sustainable roofing isn’t about colour, it’s about performance, which is why Carlisle Syntec and RubberBond offers the most diverse and versatile line of EPDM membranes on the market. When you need an energy efficient and sustainable roof system, look no further than the single ply membrane with a half century track record of performance and…

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St Elizabeth’s School Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 510m² Building Use: Primary School Roof Location: Saint Elizabeth’s Road, Coventry Roof Type: Refurbishment Approved Contractor: APM Roofing Ltd Saint Elizabeth’s Primary School wanted a durable system to waterproof all the flat roof areas of the school. The contractor choose to use RubberBond FleeceBack system as it is a completely cold installation and…

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Office Roof Refurbishment – RubberBond EPDM

Roof Area: 1750m² Building Use: Office Block Location: Welwyn Garden City Roof Type: Refurbishment Approved Contractor: TSS Roofing Ltd RubberBond FleeceBack  was originally invented as an overlay for an existing roof system. The enhanced security, protection and bond strength that the FleeceBack EPDM membrane gives, makes projects like this a lot more cost effective and durable than comparable…

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University of Lincoln, St. Mark Street – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 700m² Building Use: Student Accommodation Location: Lincoln Roof Type: Main Roof Area Approved Contractor:  Direct Maintenance Ltd. The building provides high quality student accommodation on St Mark Street, Lincoln, close to the University of Lincoln Campus and City Centre. The roof was part of a pod type build by Elements Europe enabling a…

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Cambridge Student Housing – RubberBond Fleeceback

Roof Area: 800m² Building Use: Student Accommodation Location: Huntingdon Road, Cambridge Roof Type: New Build Approved Contractor: Direct Maintenance Ltd. Providing 75 studio and 23 en-suite rooms for CRM Ltd, the largest independent accommodation company in the UK. The roof was part of a pod type build by Elements Europe, enabling a fast project completion…

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How colour affects the membrane

As a manufacturer of both white and black roofing membranes, Carlisle Syntec, who manufacture RubberBond EPDM remains an advocate for careful selection of the membrane colour that is best suited for different geographies and different building types. Carlisle also suggests full understanding of the effects and properties of white roofing as a part of product…

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Testing the system – by Duncan Winter of Flex-R

The long-term weatherability and repairability of flat roofing systems continue to be major points of decision making when selecting flat roofing and waterproofing systems. At Flex-R we recently updated our EPDM Product Data Sheets and EPDM Specifications with new Xenon Arc weathering data that more accurately reflects the superior long-term performance of Carlisle SynTec EPDM…

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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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