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Equus Soprema Flagon TPO Green Roofs

The Equus Soprema Flagon TPO Green Roof System is a single-layer, adhesive applied, membrane designed for use on green roofs, roof gardens, planter boxes and courtyards. It offers a superior, durable and root resistant waterproofing system.

The Flagon TPO membrane is a synthetic waterproofing membrane manufactured in TPO modified polyolefin, reinforced by a polyester mesh. The upper layer features a high resistance to weather and UV rays, and the under layer provides high puncture resistance. The membrane requires no open flame during application as it is installed by a strong adhesive, and the laps are welded using heat vulcanising technology.

The green roof system also includes a root resistant protection layer welded over the top of the TPO membrane and a loose-laid drainage mat. These layers add protection to the membrane and ensure free water drainage extending the life of the system. The roofing system is suitable for both new builds, and roof refurbishments.

Flagon TPO waterproofing is BBA certified, FM and EN approved, and is manufactured according to the principles of sustainable construction.

The components used for each system are specifically selected based on the requirements of the project, including substrate, weather conditions, and use of the area.

This system can be used on plywood and concrete substrates to form a standard cold roof system, or alternatively as a Warm Roof system that includes a Thermal PIR Insulation board and vapour barrier for guaranteed condensation control and an R value of R3.5.

Green Roof Options:

The intensive green roof:

  • Is easily accessible
  • Is comparable to a garden on a ground floor (including water features)
  • Widespread vegetation choice: lawn, bushes, trees etc.
  • Requires a lot of maintenance
  • Requires the greatest structural requirements
  • Higher cost

The simple intensive green roof:

  • Is less accessible
  • Intended for aesthetic purposes
  • Sill allows choice of vegetation
  • Requires less maintenance
  • Less structural demands
  • Is more economical compared to an intensive green roof.

The extensive green roof:

  • Is only accessible for inspection and maintenance
  • Requires very low maintenance
  • Aesthetical & ecological purpose
  • Lowest structural requirements
  • On wood, metal and concrete roofs
  • It is the most economical solution

Key Benefits:

  • Ecological and aesthetical roof concept
  • Thermal and sound insulation available
  • Natural filter for rainwater (slow down effect in storm water release)
  • Additional protection of waterproofing
  • Increase in property value (recent Toronto City Study)
  • Excellent durability and easy maintenance
  • Complete roofing solutions available

Technical support provided by our team:

  • Project specific specifications and details
  • Condensation risk analysis for warm roofs
  • Wind uplift studies for warm roofs
  • On-site quality assurance
  • Certified Applicator installation available nationwide
  • Extended Warranties available
  • Total System Warranty available

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