Zinc is an excellent roofing and cladding material which will give long and almost maintenance-free service if installed properly. Proper installation means not only the correct fixing of the zinc itself, but also the correct design and installation of the supporting...read more
This scheme for 115 affordable homes in Limehouse Cut in London uses A2S1 rated zinc roofing and cladding to provide additional storeys. We talk to the architect and installer.read more
elZinc have issued the only lifetime warranty available for zinc. Find out more about what it means here. elZinc is the hugely successful manufacturer of zinc roofing and cladding products based in Spain, with whom SIG Zinc and Copper have had a unique trading...read more
Following a period in which we ran a skeleton staff to manage key essential projects only, we are now able to support all projects and a number of our staff have come back online to support this.read more
Based on updated COVID-19 guidance we are trialling the re-opening 20 strategically located hubs and branches so we can help customers carry on trading.read more
The Lady Bee Enterprise Centre is an innovative group of commercial startup units at Shoreham Port. We talk to the architect, client and installer.read more
Colby Lodge, Walthamstow is an award-winning modern development of 20 dual aspect flats which provide extra care independent living for the elderly. It features highly textured handmade buff brickwork, perforated aluminium panels and elZinc Rainbow Green cladding.read more
Last month we published an article about the hidden eaves box gutter on the Red Zinc Clad House at Blunham, Bedfordshire. This time we’re looking at the flat ventilated zinc ridge detail which was used. This article is about ventilated zinc ridge details, what makes this one special and what to bear in mind, together with elzinc’s details in 2D, 3D and interactive 3D format for you to use in your projects.read more
elZinc have developed a set of BIM Objects for their most popular façade and roofing systems.
Hosted by the popular BIMObject website, objects have been developed for both Autodesk Revit and ArchiCAD.
Here’s an article about hidden eaves box gutters, when you would use them and what to bear in mind, together with elzinc’s details in 2D, 3D and interactive 3D format for you to use in your projects.read more
Built by Fairfield Homes, this stunning house in Blunham village features a precisely executed coloured elZinc Rainbow Red roof and cladding which takes your breath away..read more
Sourcing metal roofing and cladding products? Need design advice? SIG Zinc and Copper’s new website includes a unique product finder. Find out more:read more
This group of six large townhouses have been developed by Bluecroft and Hanover Housing Association to help meet the need for larger houses in the area. The use of elZinc Rainbow Brown zinc for roofing and cladding met the planning requirements and gives the houses a crafted, highly detailed feel.read more
The Alchemist at The Bund, Salford Quays, Manchester, an innovative cocktail bar and restaurant, scooped the Industry Choice Award at the 2018 UK Roofing Awards. The new build bar has been described as re-writing the rule book in terms of what can be done with zinc,...read more
One of the most common questions our technical team get asked, and one of the most common enquiries via our website, is “How low pitch can you make a standing seam zinc roof?” It may be that you have an existing roof design which is at a low pitch, and you’d like to...read more