In recent years, vegetated roofs have been attracting increasing interest. In addition to the aesthetic aspect of the construction, these show other equally interesting benefits such as:
- the reduction of runoff peaks during rainy events,
- the reintroduction of biodiversity in urban areas,
- the reduction of heat islands,
- the protection of the waterproofing membrane in flat roof...
Among the various techniques, extensive flat roof cultivation allows for simple vegetation of a grown roof without special reinforcement of the supporting structure.
Vegetated honeycomb roof tiles
The garden roofs provide sound insulation: the vegetated earth is one of the best acoustic insulators, it absorbs sound waves. In particular, they help to reduce the noise of the urban environment. A 12 cm thick substrate can reduce airborne noise by nearly 40 dB
Nidaplast offers the nidaroof product with its storage layer placed under the crop allowing easy regulation of rainwater.