Republic has also been developing solutions that help mitigate the negative effects of urban land use. Bio Roof is an innovative green roof solution capable of adapting to gardens of any size and shape. It can be used for 'extensive' green roofs, like grass and sedums, as well as 'intensive' green roofs composed of large trees and shrubs.
A Bio Roof integrated within the building’s structure helps reduce cooling needs through shading and insulation. Its vegetative layer protects the waterproofing membrane from climatic extremes, ultra-violet (UV) exposure and mechanical damage, thus significantly increasing the life span of the roof.