The EQUUS SOPREMA DUOTHERM Insulated Green Roof system encompasses a DUO two-layer waterproofing membrane, a vapour barrier, and thermal insulation with a growing medium to create an ecological and aesthetic system suitable for use on metal, concrete or plywood substrates.
The system is ideal for roof gardens and/or similar situations including planter boxes and podium levels, however predominantly where soil overlays and plants and grass is to thrive. There are several benefits to having an Equus system for a green roof concept; the two layer waterproof membrane is formulated to be root resistant, the system provides thermal and sound insulation and provides a natural filter for rainwater.
Why use a Green Roof?
With a range of base sheets and cap sheets designed for different building requirements, DUOTHERM provides a customisable waterproofing solution that can be installed over plywood, concrete and metal substrates to form an efficient warm roof in any area of the country.
Equus Industries Limited is a private limited liability Company (#120201) incorporated in Blenheim New Zealand in 1982.
The company commenced business, immediately after formation, as a manufacturer of specialist coating systems for commercial buildings. This remains the main thrust of the operation to this day, with additional high quality complementary products introduced extending the range to encompass a full range of coating and waterproofing materials for all types of construction.
In addition to supplying the New Zealand market, Equus started exporting specialist lines from late 1983 to Australia, the South Pacific and South East Asia. More recently developing strong links with distributors in both Australia and South East Asia.
Since formation, growth has been steady and continuous at an average 15% annual compound rate. The company now has a multi-million dollar turnover and is respected as a supplier of qualityprotection materials to the construction industry.