Flat & Green Roof

Flat & Green Roof

As an approved Flat and Green Roof installer, LR Lima Construction commits to deliver technologically advanced roofing products that meet the different needs of the roofing industry. Our green biodiverse roofs ensure that all our clients can address eco-friendly/environmental construction demands in their tenders and projects, while our structural waterproofing solutions ensure waterproof durability and guarantee the safeguard of the building aesthetics.

Flat Roof Systems

A flat roof is a horizontal or nearly horizontal roof that has a gradient of at least 1/80 to allow rainwater run-off. The use of flat roof systems in areas where rain and snow are significant, as the UK, have increased considerable in the past years due to the emergence of new technologies and roof materials, these new roof technologies and materials provide a more economic construction efficiency, a better and more reliable waterproof durability and allows architects to expand their creativity by designing more modern buildings.

We can proudly say that we are RubberBond FleeceBack EPDM membrane and HERTALAN EPDM membrane Approved Contractors. RubberBond FleeceBack EPDM is the ideal roofing membrane for domestic and commercial flat roofs. The speed, design flexibility and simplicity of this single ply membrane makes it an ideal product for new build works or for your next project.

"RubberBond FleeceBack leaves rivals behind, not only due to the fleece itself, but also due to the unique patented technology used to laminate the EPDM Waterproofing to it. This hot melt technology virtually eliminates all shrinkage that adversely affects many single ply systems."

Hertalan EPDM membranes have excellent properties and are suitable for exposure to UV and ozone radiation without ageing and therefore can be used as adhered and mechanically fixed systems without the requirement for additional surface protection.

"HERTALAN supplies EPDM roofing systems which can provide every flat and green roof with the best covering" Green Roofs Systems

Green roof or eco roof is a building roof that is covered with vegetation and growing medium planted over a waterproofing membrane, this system of roofing uses plant life as roof covering instead of the traditional materials.

Green roofs have become more popular in recent years due to its environmental benefits, aesthetic benefits and savings for heating and cooling, the plant life covering the roof improves the air quality, provides habitat for rare and endangered wildlife, increases roof life span, the building insulation performance and the building acoustic performance, at the same time decreases the building energy consumption and amount of rain drainage.

Main benefits of a green construction:
√ Waterproofing Durability
√ BREEAM & Code for Sustainable Homes Ratings
√ Biodiversity
√ Drainage and Flood Risk
√ Solar PV Performance
√ Carbon Capture
√ Thermal Performance √ Acoustic Performance

Our broad experience in supplying green roofing technology has enabled us to deliver a full range of eco-friendly roof solutions for our clients. From lightweight sedum roofs, which will green, almost immediately, to bio diverse roofs, which are specifically designed to support a full wildlife habitat, and any recreational scenario for gardens, parks, allotments and sports facilities that can be envisaged.

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