Vegetal covers

Cubiertas vegetales en edificios

Why make plant covers? Because they provide benefits to the building on which it is located, its occupants and the environment where it is located.

 

Benefits

  • Reduced to 5 degrees indoor temperature of a building in summer and in winter the maintained, saving energy.
  • Reduce runoff, trapping the rain.
  • Improve the quality of rainwater.
  • They are excellent noise attenuators (up to 50 db).
  • Revaluation of the building, through an aesthetic improvement.
  • Extend the life of the waterproofing.
  • Save space. No need to find spaces for gardens, taking advantage of an existing space previously.

They can adapt to all types of roofs.

 

Roofs types Extensive Semi-intensive Intensive
Maintenance Low Periodic High
Irrigation No Periodic Regular
Plant communities Sedum, mosses, grasses and grass Grass, forbs and shrubs Lawn, perennials, shrubs and trees
System height 60-200mm 120-250mm 150-400mm
Weight 60-150kg/m2 120-200kg/m2 180-500kg/m2
Use Ecological protection layer. Urban drainage element Layer ecological protection, recreational use. Urban drainage element Recreational use. landscape and urban drainage element.