Green Roofing Services

AAC Waterproofing’s specialist installation teams have been supplying and installing Green Roof system for more than 15 years in all parts of the United Kingdom.

Living roof system have become more and more popular over the years as the benefits to the environment, the improved insulation effects and other benefits have become more widely appreciated. AAC Waterproofing are able to supply, coordinate and install the entire system, from the base level waterproofing membrane to the finished planted roof covering.

Whether you are looking to aid planning, add storm water management or just want an area of green, our in house specialists can provide advice on the system best suited to your requirements.
Systems we work with are Sedum, Biodiverse, Wildflower, Modular and bespoke.

BENCHMARK Envirodek

Insulated roof deck, designed for extensive and intensive green roof systems.

BENCHMARK Envirodek gives you the ability to transform urban spaces into greener environments, helping to reduce dust, smog levels, and retain rainwater thereby aiding flood management.

Product Overview

Sedum mats and plug planting green roof solutions are currently proving to be really popular, with an increasing interest in semi intensive construction to encourage biodiversity. BENCHMARK Envirodek is being specified on projects such as schools, healthcare and city centre buildings for visual appeal or to create a useable space.

BENCHMARK Envirodek should be installed with a suitable waterproofing membrane, prior to a green roof solution being installed.

Green roofs create an attractive environment whilst enhancing the thermal, acoustic performance and roof lifespan, protecting the underlying waterproofing system from the elements.

System Benefits

  • Cost-effective green roof solution.
  • Safe, quick and easy to install.
  • Lightweight, highly insulated and energy efficient.
  • Installation rates of up to 1000m² per day with the aid of mechanical handling equipment.
  • Double spans of up to 6m can be achieved depending upon load and roof type.
  • Suitable for flat and pitched roofs above 1:80 (0.72°) after deflection*, and curved roof with a convex curve** (30m radius) and concave curve** (15m radius).
  • Compatible with a wide range of waterproofing membranes.
  • Lifetime insulation continuity, thermal performance and airtightness (less than 5m³/hr/m²) certainty.
  • BENCHMARK Envirodek is a member of the Green Roof Organisation (GRO).
*Governed by the minimum pitch of the waterproofing layer used.  ** Tested on 46mm BENCHMARK Envirodek only, other radii are treated on a case by case basis. The convex and concave curves are measured across the width (facet) of the panel, not along the length.

Extensive Green Roof Systems

SEDUM BLANKET ROOF

  • Typical finished sedum roof pitch of 1.5-30°
  • Fast, lightweight installation
  • Usually self sustaining, requiring minimal maintenance
  • Instant visual effect
  • Enhances natural habitat
  • Design versatility
  • Improved acoustic performance
  • Energy efficient
  • Improved life expectancy of waterproofing

PLUG/HYDROPLANTED/SEEDED ROOF

  • Typical finished plug plants/hydroplanted/seeded roof pitch of 1.5-30°
  • Fast installation and cost effective for large roofs
  • Initial small plant coverage
  • Improved water retention
  • Enhances natural habitat
  • Design versatility
  • Improved acoustic performance
  • Energy efficient
  • Improved life expectancy of waterproofing

Intensive Green Roof Systems

GARDEN ROOF

  • Typical finished garden roof pitch of 1.5-5°
  • Can support shrub, lawn planting, patio, and decking etc.
  • Facilitates creation of leisure areas, providing additional space
  • Improved water retention
  • Design versatility
  • Improved acoustic performance
  • Energy efficient
  • Improved life expectancy of waterproofing

PUBLIC ROOF

  • Typical finished public roof pitch of 1.5-5°
  • Usually self sustaining, requiring minimal maintenance.
  • Facilitates creation of leisure areas, providing additional space
  • Improved water retention
  • Design versatility
  • Improved acoustic performance
  • Energy efficient
  • Improved life expectancy of waterproofing

e-lastiSeal Green Roof

Liquid applied Polyurethane Waterproofing System

Green Roofs are one of the most exiting developments in roofing. Eco roofs or roof gardens offer sustainable advantages to any building and its surroundings. Green roof garden architecture can create grass, flowers and tree creations with patios and walkways to offer recreational opportunities for its inhabitants. Using a liquid waterproofing membrane e-lastic offers liquid roofing – applied Polyurethane waterproofing systems, with long-term protection for simple, detailed or complicated roof structures.

Advantages of the e-lastiSEAL System at a glance

  • Simple Application (Roller or Airless Spray)
  • Forms Seamless Membrane on Application without Joints.
  • Resistant to Water, Heat, and Frost
  • Resistant to Root Penetration
  • Crack-bridging
  • Water vapour Permeable
  • Provides Excellent Thermal, Weather, and UV Resistance.
  • Waterproofs old Bitumen & Asphalt Felts

Proposed Build Up

  • Provides High Sun Reflectivity, Contributing to Thermo Insulation
  • Remains Flexible over a Temperature Span of -40°C to +90°C
  • Exceptionally Adhesive to practically all Surface Types
  • Usable for Pedestrian and Vehicular Traffic
  • Resistant to Detergents, Oils, Seawater, and Domestic Chemicals
  • Application does not Require the Use of Open Flames (torch)
  • Over 15 Years of Positive Feedback Worldwide