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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.

28 June 2021

Utilising Passive House Principles in Warm Roof Design

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With the growing awareness of Passive House principles, we can now illustrate the wider benefits of warm roof design.

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27 April 2021

Design Considerations for Dark Coloured Thermoplastic Membranes

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We recently conducted a simple experiment comparing the temperature of different coloured membranes in the Auckland sun. 

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22 February 2021

Membrane Technology: Knowing Your Options

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Recently, flat roof systems and product technology have grown more complex, with options such as reinforced modified bitumen and TPO membranes providing different performance benefits. 

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24 August 2020

Taking Advantage of Roofs as Liveable Space

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Planning ahead and installing an accessible flat roof can keep options open for creating additional living spaces in years to come. 

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25 May 2020

Thermal Bridge vs Continuous Thermal Envelope

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Designing ventilated cold roofs or airtight warm roofs without careful attention to risks of condensation can compromise the whole building fabric and integrity. 

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21 October 2019

Choosing the Right Flat Roof Accessories

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It's important to consider the wide range of components that are specifically designed to support waterproofing membrane systems and how they create a full solution.

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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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