Innovative standing seam roofing at self-build eco-house

Innovative standing seam roofing at self-build eco-house

Catnic’s SSR2 Standing Seam Roofing and Cladding system has provided a sustainable, aesthetically complementary and high performance roofing solution for a contemporary self-build eco-house.

The detached, three-bedroom house has been designed with Passivhaus principles in mind to meet the best environmental standards for minimum heating use and high thermal performance - achieving a SAP* level for energy efficiency of 100 out of 100.

The roof is finished in an Anthracite shade and has 66m2 of the Catnic SSR2 Standing Seam Roofing and Cladding system has been installed.

Supporting the house’s eco design, photovoltaic (PV) roof panels have also been installed. The SSR2 system accommodates this requirement easily with the use of a simple fixing bracket that clamps on to the standing seam upstand. This allows the PV panels to be installed without needing to put holes through the roof and keeps the installation process simple.

The SSR2 system is manufactured to meet all relevant legislation, including load bearing for wind speed in accordance with EN 1991-4 and weather tightness in accordance with BS 5534 Parts 1 and 2. In addition, helping to meet requirements for sustainable building solutions – SSR2 is BRE Green Guide Rated ‘A’ and at end of life – the panels are 100% recyclable.

The latest innovation from leading manufacturer of construction products Catnic, the SSR2 Standing Seam Roofing and Cladding system is suitable for conventional residential and commercial pitched roofing, and provides a wealth of performance and aesthetic advantages.

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