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Shane Clarke
Shane Clarke
on Membrane Roofing
General Manager

Shane Clarke is an experienced building industry consultant having worked in excess of 20 years in the construction field. He currently leads the great team at Nuralite Waterproofing Ltd as the General Manager.

21 August 2018

Designing for Internal Moisture

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Dampness due to condensation can lead to fungal growth which harms occupants, causes decay in structural timbers and accelerates corrosion of metal components and fixings. 

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21 June 2018

Preventing Roof Leaks On Flat Roofs

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The best way to prevent roof leaks in the wetter seasons is to be proactive with roof maintenance in the months before the winter period.

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22 March 2018

Light Reflective Membrane Benefits in New Zealand

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One of the more significant developments in low slope commercial roofing in the New Zealand market in recent years has been the rise of ‘cool roofs’. Relatively new in our country, the choice to adopt lighter coloured roofing membranes is becoming more popular.

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22 February 2018

Considering a Single Ply Membrane in New Zealand Conditions?

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It is important to consider NZ's unique environment and high UV levels when specifying modern single ply thermoplastic membranes such as PVC and TPO.

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20 September 2017

Roof Design: Thermal Insulation Values Explained

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To understand insulation and its thermal resistance values, you need to know about thermal conductivity, thermal resistance and thermal transmittance.

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18 May 2017

Maximising Thermal Performance in Roofs

Traditional 'cold-roof' construction of flat roofs in New Zealand is being challenged by the thermal and performance benefits of warm roof systems.

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23 March 2017

Understanding Green Roofs

Green roofs or living roofs are an obvious, visible and celebrated device in sustainable design. They offer both ecological advantages and some design challenges.

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24 February 2017

Waterproofing: Is Single or Double Layer Membrane Best?

The peace of mind and long-term savings gained from selecting a more reliable membrane system is often underestimated.

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18 August 2016

Using PIR Board for High Performance Insulation

PIR insulation board is a multi-functional product that can be effectively installed in various areas of a build for high performance insulation.

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21 July 2016

Do Membrane Roofs Need Ventilation?

While ventilation helps prevent unwanted humidity in the roof space, a comprehensive warm roof system can provide a more complete solution.

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