Despite its name, no flat roof is horizontal. A minimal inclination as well as a number of special features demand careful attention both in its design and construction.
The basic purpose of any roof is to provide shelter and protect us from athmospheric elements. Regardless of whether the space below is heated or not, the roof should protect us from heat losses in winter and prevent undesired overheating in summer.
A key factor of optimal living conditions, the roof must effectively perform all of the above. While experts have designed a good number of effective flat roof systems, it is the inverted flat roof that proved the be the optimal roof solution. As its surface can be utilized for a number of different purposes, the inverted flat roof has proved to be superiourly durable, thus providing investors with the best value for their money.
ROOF SURFACE (FINAL ROOF LAYER)
With different final layers, an inverted flat roof can be utilized for a multitude of different purposes from a rooftop vegetable garden, a fun patio, a playground for kids, a sports court to a parking lot or heliodrome. Regardless of its use, the inverted flat roof's key element, the waterproofing layer, will always remain protected under a layer of thermal insulation. If the roof should support heavy loads, the thermal insulation material and construction load-bearing capacity should be designed or increased accordingly.