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Detains and retains runoff, storing rainwater for the plants to use and stormwater management.
Our water retention fleece is a nonwoven made of 100% recycled synthetic and natural fibres. Lightweight and highly absorbent, it can capture over 6 times its own weight in water. It is an ideal solution for enhancing a green roof's water retention capacity without incurring significant loading.
Mineral wool has been used extensively as substrates in hydropronics. We adapted this horticultural approach by incorporating mineral wool mat to store water and nutrients in green roof systems. It can capture over 10 times its own weight in water and releases the excess after a time delay.
Synthetic, non-rotting and durable.
Effective water capture and nutrient storage.
Superb water-retention-to-weight ratio for stormwater management.
Lightweight, flexible and cut to shape.
Soil-free options for rainwater harvesting and grey water reuse.
Extensive green roofs weigh less, need little or no maintenance, help save energy and water, and support bio-diversity.
Planting a green roof in situ with sedum cuttings or plug plants, and then caring for it, can be satisfying and affordable.
Stabilises green roofs – no need for hydromulch or wind netting, and you have flowers and foliage all year round.
How Xeroflor’s exceptional lightness made a green roof possible for a Singapore daycare centre – in the face of location, access and construction challenges.
potential temperature reduction
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