The EQUUS SOPREMA DUOTHERM roof system is a light-weight, thermal roofing system consisting of the DUO two-layer 6.5mm thick waterproofing membrane system applied over thermal insulation board and a vapour barrier. A warm roof system guarantees a continuous and efficient thermal resistance (R-value) as per the New Zealand Building Code and is designed for use on exposed flat roofs and decks.
This system is designed to provide a superior quality insulated waterproofing system with a fire retardant membrane, to meet the requirements and environmental challenges of the New Zealand climate.
DUO - the superior waterproofing membrane
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.