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FOAMGLAS®: Insulation systems for flat roofs

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FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof - a promising future 4 Living spaces on the roof 7 FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof with gravel (limited access) 9 FOAMGLAS9 Compact Roof with paving for terraces 11 FOAMGLAS® Green Compact Roof 15 FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof, trafficked (car park decks) 22 Standard FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof without service or protective layer 26 Standard roof structures above heated rooms 27 Roof systems and utilization 31

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FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof – a promising future The roof is probably the most important element of the outer skin of a building to provide protection against weathering. Owners and specifiers alike demand a lifetime of high performance and safety. This means that the roof – in particular the flat roof – should provide protection against cold, heat and rain for the entire service life of the building. A roof must last for decades and for generations of owners. Despite all critical voices it’s clear: Flat roofs have a promising future. The right roof solution ensures lifetime performance without...

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conclusion that FOAMGLAS® roofs will be effective even beyond half a century of service life. FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof structure: Unique system integrity – long-term impermeability A flat roof has undeniable advantages and it offers a new dimension in performance and economy. It extends not only the cubical content but also offers versatility of use for the roof area itself. A FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof, executed according to professional standards, assures best thermal insulation and safe performance for the long-term. It reduces maintenance and replacement costs, it saves energy and protects...

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FOAMGLAS® is totally impervious to water and vapour, it will not absorb water. An additional vapour barrier is not required, as the hermetically closed cellular glass structure keeps water, vapour and moisture out. FOAMGLAS® possesses high compressive strength and is free from deformation in the long-term. Further qualities of the glass material are: non-combustibility and dimensional stability (no shrinking, no swelling, no warping); it is rot, insect, vermin and acid proof. FOAMGLAS® is an environmentally sound and does not contain any toxic substances. FOAMGLAS® insulation: unrivalled...

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Living spaces on the roof Contemporary flat roofs offer wide versatility in design and usage. The roof landscape possibilities are limited only by your imagination. FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof offers a wide range of applications for the most demanding situations. Designed with heavy protection (roofing gravel), as a terrace or green roof, as a car park deck or as an industrial roof on steel deck: there is a FOAMGLAS® solution for every type of usage and for every roof layout. green roof as the “zone of preference” in the house. And indeed, terrace roofs as an outdoor living space have a great...

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Principal types of roof systems FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof with gravel (limited accessibility) Page 9 The Compact Roof with gravel is a flat roof, which is only accessed for maintenance. Washed roofing gravel is used as heavy protection against mechanical impact and UV-attack. This roof layout is regularly found on industrial roofs with steel decking. FOAMGLAS® Compact Terrace Roof with paving Page 11 Flat roofs are frequently used as extended outdoor living rooms (terraces). Therefore the trend towards a wide variety of aesthetic tiles and paving stones or wearing courses is increasing. The...

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FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof with gravel (limited access) Park Hotel ‘Waldhaus’, Flims Architect H.P. Fontana & Partner, Flims Dorf Built 2005 FOAMGLAS® application: Roof insulation, about 240 m2 of FOAMGLAS® T4+ slabs. FOAMGLAS® TAPERED ROOF SYSTEM (cut-to-fall elements), average thickness 145 mm and about 900 m2 of FOAMGLAS® T4+ slabs, 120 mm thick, bonded Finish layer Roofing gravel / intensive greening system All thermal and physical demands made on the insulation material are surpassed. www.foamglas.com impervious to moisture of any kind, due to the closed cell geometry. It fulfils the...

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FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof with gravel (limited access) Private House Hirt, Uttwil Architect Andreas Zech, Romanshorn Built 2000 FOAMGLAS® application: Roof insulation, about 200 m2 of FOAMGLAS® T4+, 160 mm thick, bonded in hot bitumen Finish layer Roofing gravel The stretched building is situated on the waterfront of Lake Constance. The intelligible and nearly austere design forms an eye-catching contrast to the superb landscape. Once again with the right roof solution, evidence can be supplied that flat roofs perform better than expected. “Low-end systems” were not considered due to durable...

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FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof, terrace with paving slabs Swiss federal Institute of Technology, ‘ETH Polyterrasse’, Zurich Architect / Planner Pfister Schiess Tropeano AG, Zurich Repair work 2007 FOAMGLAS® application Roof insulation, about 2000 m2 of FOAMGLAS® T4+, 80 mm thick and about 2000 m2 of FOAMGLAS® F, 120 mm thick, bonded in hot bitumen Finish layer Concrete slabs, prefabricated Functional reliability and high compressive strength www.foamglas.com later extension. Its terrace roof forms the accessible ‘Polyterrasse’. In some places leakage of the waterproofing had occurred over a long...

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FOAMGLAS® Compact Roof, terrace roof top with sport flooring Sports hall of Federal School, Frauenfeld Architect Stutz & Bolt, Architect’s Office, Winterthur Built 2002 FOAMGLAS® application: Roof insulation, about 2000 m2 of FOAMGLAS® T4+, 140 mm thick, hot bitumen Finish layer Sport flooring With the construction of a new triple gym, the Federal School in Frauenfeld (Switzerland) got a multipurpose sports centre. The hall is jointly used by the school, by sport clubs and by the Municipality for different types of events. The heart of the new complex FOAMGLAS® – a key player...

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