Roofconsult was formed in 2001 by the current managing director David Roy as an independent roofing and cladding consultancy. The company now specialises in design calculations for the UK roofing and cladding industry. The company was incorporated in 2003.
Services offered include:
- Wind loading and fixing requirements
- Roof drainage and gutter design
- U value and thermal bridging to comply with Part L
- Condensation risk analysis
- Snow loading
- Product suitability
- Light gauges steel structural supports
- Acoustic performance of roofing and cladding systems
Roofconsult has developed aids to the use of relevant British Standards, including Roofwind and Roofdrain spreadsheets.
Recent clients include:
- Britannia Site Solutions Limited
- Chemplas Ltd
- Fixing Point Ltd
- Gilbert Ash Limited
- KGM Roofing
- Lakesmere Ltd
- SIG Design & Technology
- The Bush Consultancy Limited
- T R Freeman Ltd
- Topek Limited
For over 20 years, David was a member of the technical department of a major national roofing and cladding contractor, for five years as Technical Director.
His responsibilities included monitoring and maintaining the Quality System for the company, representing the company on the Flat Roofing Alliance technical committee and the National Federation of Roofing Contractors sheeting & cladding committee.
He was also a member of a number of British Standard committees, including BS 6229, flat roofing and BS 5427 sheeting and cladding.
David Roy is a Fellow of the Institute of Roofing and was technical advisor on Tarmac Flat Roofing: A Guide to Good Practice and joint author of Ruberoid Flat Roofing: A Guide to Good Practice.
4 Cottage Close
Tel: + 44 (0)7813 567265