DuO and Duotherm Balconies

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DuO and Duotherm Balconies

The Equus Soprema DuO Two Layer Roofing System is a two-layer torch applied membrane designed for use on exposed architectural flat roofs, podium decks, balconies, and terraces. It offers a superior waterproofing system that is both UV resistant and flexible. The DuO two-layer membrane system can also be applied over a rigid thermal PIR insulation board and vapour barrier to create a Duotherm Warm Roof System. The warm roof is a light-weight, thermal roofing system that guarantees a continuous and efficient thermal resistance (R-value) as per the New Zealand Building Code

DuO two-layer membrane can also be used as a waterproofing material for balconies and decks. In this case, the DuO membrane is overlaid with raised flooring systems such as pedestals and pavers, and pedestals with wooden or aluminium decks. Equus provides a range of compatible pedestals that are included in the extending waterproofing warranty. For more on these see Equus Fixplus Pedestals.

DuO two-layer membrane can also be used on green courtyards and planter boxes with the DuO Landscape membrane. The cap sheet is specifically designed for green areas with a root resistant additive, and a loose laid drainage mat to ensure free water drainage.

The system has been assessed and complies with the New Zealand Building Code, and holds a current BRANZ appraisal.

Key Benefits:

Excellent durability and easy maintenance

  • Life expectancy of at least 35 years in NZ climates
  • Mechanically fixed solutions and no flame systems available
  • Green roof systems available
  • Light weight systems available
  • Compatible with Equus Fixplus pedestals for an inclusive warranty

Technical support provided by our team:

  • Project specific specifications and details
  • On-site quality assurance
  • Certified Applicator installation available nationwide
  • Extended Warranties available
  • Total System Warranty available
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Why Use Duotherm?

* Superior quality with over 90 years proven performance worldwide.

* A high-tech, slate chip surface offering strong UV resistance and a tidy, aesthetic finish.

* Excellent durability and easy maintenance, with a life expectancy of at least 35 years in all New Zealand climates.

* Backed by a 20-year product warranty when installed in accordance with the product specification and by a certified applicator.

* Each warm roof project is independently designed with the use of project specific Condensation Risk Analysis (CRA) and Wind Uplift Studies to ensure the best system available for the buildings requirements.

* Condensation Control – The warm roof system moves dew point to the outside of the structure, ensuring there is no condensation build up in the ceiling cavity.

* Energy Cost savings are maximized with less need for heating or cooling throughout the building.

* Light-weight system, strong and flexible for resistance to seismic movement.

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