Choice of Waterproofing Systems For Green Roofs

Choice of Waterproofing Systems

The waterproofing is paramount to the success of a green roof. It has a fundamental requirement to prevent water ingress into a building and resist damage from root penetration. The roofing system also provides thermal performance, roof drainage falls, air tightness and vapour control to the building.

Icopal can provide traditional high performance multi-layer reinforced bitumen roofing to innovative synthetic single layer energy efficient solutions designed for the most complex building forms. Our roofing products combine fully guaranteed membranes manufactured on high performance polyester and glass fibre reinforcements, and can be applied using a variety of techniques.

Icopal's experience in waterproofing technology allows us to deliver the correct specification of roof membrane and system to suit the criteria of the green roof project based on the choice of landscaping, performance and robustness required.

 

 

Reinforced Bitumen Membranes

A multi-layer elastomeric Reinforced Bitumen Membrane (RBM) system incorporating the Rootbar Capsheet provides a high performance and extremely robust waterproofing system suitable for use under a wide range of green roof systems.
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Reinforced Bitumen Membranes for Green Roofs

 

 

Single Ply Membranes

Sureplan FPO and Monarplan PVC single ply membranes provide a lightweight high performance waterproofing option. The nature of single-ply membranes makes them more suited to extensive roof systems. Green roof waterproofing systems using Icopal Universal WS combine the benefits of a single layer membrane with the robustness of a bitumen membrane.
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Single Ply Membranes  for green roofs

 

 

Liquid Applied Roofing

Elastoflex cold applied liquid waterproofing offers environmentally considerate and flexible solutions to previously frustrating and difficult waterproofing problems.
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Liquid Applied Roofing for green roofs
     

Hot Melt Structural Waterproofing

The Parabit Hot Melt Structural Waterproofing System offers a seamless highly elastomeric bitumen waterproofing option ideally suited beneath large area intensive roof systems and podium decks.
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Hot Melt Structural Waterproofing systems for green roofs
 

Icopal Guarantees

As a world leader in the manufacture of waterproofing membranes, we pride ourselves on offering the most comprehensive guarantees available in the flat roof industry, giving further reassurance of our commitment in providing total confidence in our range of high performance waterproofing membranes.

Icopal guarantees incorporate a range of features and benefits tailored to suit the client’s specific requirements including materials, insurance backing, design, consequential damage and approved installation. All guarantees offer up to 20 years as standard, subject to specification.
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Approved Contractors

Installation of the Icopal Green Roof System is carried out exclusively by a network of trained and approved contractors who can demonstrate excellence in all aspects of roofing and landscaping.
Using an Icopal Approved Contractor ensures quality right from the start giving you access to a wealth of experience and technical skill protecting your investment with unrivalled guarantees.
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Icopal Approved Green Roof Contractors
   
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