Enkadrain® is the
most widely used drainage component for green roofs around the world.
Produced in the US by Bonar (formerly Colbond), Enka® drainage, root
reinforcement (Enkamat®) and geosynthetic products are used extensively
by the fastest growing leaders in green roof technology in North America
Enkadrain® first for quality and unmatched performance.
the need for aggregate, reducing cost and weight.
contributes to LEED points.
The 95% open, entangled
filament design provides multi-directional, predictable flow rates
and does not allow water to be trapped.
The open air profile
provides better insulation and allows the roots to breathe.
The flexible mat lays
flat and is safe and easy to install with overlapping fabric flaps.
The nonwoven filter
fabric bonded to the filaments protects the waterproofing membrane
from overload and rock penetration and is available on one or both
Enka®Solutions family now includes two specially developed Enkadrain®
products for green roofs: Enkadrain®W, a thin, white drain with equal
drainage capacity and Enka®Retain & Drain – a thermally bonded recycled
fleece layer developed specifically for retaining moisture for plants,
while the mat provides the same reliable drain benefits. This innovative
product is chosen by designers, contractors and growers in all climates.
Enka®Solutions drains are included in many of the most innovative and
prestigious installations anywhere, including the Vancouver Convention
Center, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL and Music City Center in Nashville,
design with Enkadrain®, you build with confidence.