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SIKA LTD - Sika-Trocal Provides Green Roof Solution At Leicestershire’s Premier ‘Green’ Business Park

Sika-Trocal’s SGmA single ply membrane, with its rapid installation process, has been specified for the green roofs of seven new sustainable built industrial units.

Designed to achieve a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’ the system was chosen because it offered a fast and efficient installation process so that the roof construction, which also included the installation of wind turbines and rooflights, could be completed within a strict timeframe of just 12 weeks.

Built on the site of a disused council depot for Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, with financial backing from the East Midlands Development Agency (emda) and the Leicester and Leicestershire Support Unit, the new £4 million Greenfields Business Park in Hinckley, Leicestershire is the region’s premier ‘green’ enterprise park. Designed by architects William Saunders Partnership, the project features seven timber clad industrial units, constructed using the latest in sustainable building technology – a prerequisite that continued when it came to specifying the roofs.

With sustainability high on the agenda, William Saunders Partnership specified green roofs for the buildings, helping to create a natural environment for wildlife whilst boosting the buildings’ thermal and acoustic performance. With a proven track record in the supply of green roofs, and with an innovative fast track installation method, Sika-Trocal proved to be the natural choice.

Sika-Trocal supplied 3,000m2 of its SGmA roofing membrane to be applied across the varying size roofs – making it the ideal choice to enable specialist roofing contractor Metclad to meet Greenfields’ quick-build programme.

The Sika-Trocal Type SGmA membrane was loose laid over the roof substrate and fastened at the perimeters and around penetrations, before installation of the ballast material to form the basis of the green roof.

Following this fast application, Metclad had to ensure the remaining roofing aspects – including the installation of the sedum roof, rooflights and fall protection systems – were also delivered within the 12 week timeframe. Commencing the installation during the summer months, and without a mains water supply on-site, the company utilised a series of water bowsers to provide temporary irrigation to water the green roofs during the installation process.

With the installation of Sika-Trocal SGmA, approved by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) to have a life expectancy ‘in excess of 30 years’, Metclad ensured every aspect of the roofing system met and exceeded the project’s environmental and long term performance targets – whilst also hitting the tight deadline.

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