Intensive Garden Landscaping

When to specify...

Accessible green roofs and gardens are used for recreational and leisure purposes. The intensive green roof landscape variations are practically limitless for design and use, as it is feasible to create an environment at roof level similar to that of any designed garden or parkland.

Key features

■□ Provides valuable recreational space.
■□ Vegetation selection is bespoke to the project.
■□ Storm water management capacity.
■□ Substrate is extremely lightweight.
■□ Drainage layer and substrate keep system weight to minimum.


■□ Assists in maximising the building's potential.
■□ Planting can be chosen to fulfil BREEAM requirements.
■□ System helps mitigate flooding.
■□ Substrate meets FLL European Standards.
■□ Low weight system allows for design flexibility.


Intensive substrate 

  Function Product name Thickness
  Intensive planting scheme Specifically selected for each individual roof. Thickness and weight will vary with chosen planting
1 Intensive substrate BauderGREEN SUB-IM UK  200 (min) 250 (min)
2 Filtration layer BauderGREEN FV 125 100 1 0.13
3 Drainage board BauderGREEN DSE 40  40 15.3
4 Protection layer BauderGREEN FSM 1100 8 7.1
5 Seperation and slip layer BauderGREEN PE 02 0.4 0.38
Green roof system build-up 249 272
6 Bauder's underlying waterproofing system Robust waterproofing is required for this build-up, typically bituminous membrane or Hot Melt systems. Not included Not included
In-depth and up-to-date product specific technical data is available for each element within a system on our product pages.

Approvals, certification and guarantee

■□ Comprehensive range of guarantee packages to fulfil cover requirements for the project (dependant on system/product
      selection). For more information contact our technical department for a sample guarantee outlining cover level, terms
​      and conditions.
■□ Substrate, filtration layers and drainage boards comply with FLL guidelines.
View certifications here ►


Environmental credentials

■□ Substrates include a high proportion of recycled crushed brick and aggregate.
■□ Protection, filtration and isolation layers manufactured from recycled materials.
Read more about sustainability at Bauder ►


Installation and maintenance

The quality and experience of the installing operative is paramount to ensuring a successful project. Bauder Approved Contractors are the only people fully trained and certified to install our products. They provide the necessary experience that our guarantees demand.
Go to approved contractor information ►
Go to maintenance advice ►


Contact us today about your project

Each project is unique in its requirements, but we have case studies and examples of our work available for you to look at. If you are looking for a green roof system, then get in touch with our team to discuss your project’s individual needs.