Content of the study:
The green roof market - Belgium

Available languages

MARKET OVERVIEW

1.1 Presentation and definition of the market

The greening of a roof or Horizontal Planted Complex Wall (HPCW) can be defined as the installation of a set of materials and plants composing a microflora with a water drainage system The installation of green roofs must be compatible with the existing roof structure (slab...) and the existing materials (concrete, wood...). The technique was developed in architecture in the 1970s, mainly in Scandinavian countries, Germany, Switzerland and more recently in France and Belgium in the 1990s and 2000s.

The composition of the different layers of substrate, filtration and drainage that make up the green roofs are essential. A layer of special EPDM plastic sheeting (with anti-root felt if necessary) or non-metallic welded or glued waterproofing elements separate the supporting roof structure from the substrate and drainage layer of the green roof.

There are several types of PCVH (intensive, extensive, semi-extensive...) and several installation systems: pre-vegetated sedum mats, pre-vegetated nesting sedum boxes, automatic watering systems...

In general, the installation of green roofs is more suitable for new buildings, but the greening of existing roofs is possible. As far as the maintenance and upkeep costs of green roofs are very low, especially for extensive roofs (low layer thickness and permanent vegetation cover) Green roofs are said to be much more waterproof than traditional roofs, thus increasing the durability of the roof. But the installation of environmental roofs, if poorly planned or executed, can lead to overloading of the building structure and cause damage up to the collapse of the roof.

In spite of a rather low penetration rate today, green roofs produce interesting effects (heat reduction, water filtration, pollution control, etc.), particularly in tropical areas, and could experience a stronger growth in these regions (South America, South-East Asia, Equatorial Africa). Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and China could also drive the global growth of green roofs. In particular, the Asian region will be one of the most demanded regions for green roofs by 2026, especially to curb pollution and environmental problems in large cities.

Thus, the current limitation of green roofs is that to achieve a significant environmental impact they must have a much higher penetration rate than at present and cover large areas.

The Belgian market is still very underdeveloped compared to some of its European neighbours, but it is not lacking in potential, due to a high urban concentration on its territory and growing support from governmental and municipal entities.

ANALYSIS OF THE DEMAND

MARKET STRUCTURE

ANALYSIS OF THE OFFER

REGULATION

POSITIONING OF THE ACTORS

To keep reading, buy the full research

What is in this market study?

  • What are the figures on the size and growth of the market?
  • What is driving the growth of the market and its evolution?
  • What are the latest trends in this market?
  • What is the positioning of companies in the value chain?
  • How do companies in the market differ from each other?
  • Access company mapping and profiles.
  • Data from several dozen databases

  • This market study is available online and in pdf format (30 p.)
  • Consult an example PDF or online
Buy this market study 89€

Availability within 1 business day

Method

Method
Data
Analysts 1 sector analyzed
in 40 pages
Method
Control

Analysts

  • Top Universities
  • Expert opinion

Data

  • Databases
  • Press
  • Company reports

Control

  • Continuously updated
  • Permanent watch

Method

  • Synthetic structure
  • Standardized charts

Reviews (3)

Reviews (3)

The stationary toilet market - France

Publicado en 12/01/2022 by Client anonyme - Ce client a souhaité rester anonyme

A highly quantified study. Despite the investments made by local authorities, the mistrust of public toilets is confirmed. The smart toilet market has not yet taken off.


Businesscoot Response:

Hello Geoffroy, Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted that this study has given you a good overview of the market.

The public lighting market - France

Publicado en 27/10/2021 by Stéphane Naville - AXIONE SAS

Good level of synthesis allowing to go to the essential of a market (supply, demand, actors) quickly!


Businesscoot Response:

Hello Stephane, Thank you for your feedback, we are very happy if our study could save you a precious time. :)

The veneers and wood panels market - France

Publicado en 08/09/2020 by Client Anonyme - Ce client a souhaité rester anonyme

A synthetic and easy to read study, usable for us.


Businesscoot Response:

Hello, Thank you for your feedback.

Customer cases and references

Customer cases and references
La pépite Interview
Linkedin logo

BFM Business

La pépite Interview

Paul-Alexis Kebabtchieff
Linkedin logo

Boston Consulting Group

Paul-Alexis Kebabtchieff

Marie Guibart
Linkedin logo

Kea Partners

Marie Guibart

Elaine, Durand
Linkedin logo

Crédit Agricole, Information & Veille

Elaine, Durand

Philippe Dilasser
Linkedin logo

Initiative & Finance

Philippe Dilasser

Anne Baudry
Linkedin logo

Metro

Anne Baudry

Amaury Wernert
Linkedin logo

Kroll (Duff & Phelps)

Amaury Wernert

Smart Leaders Interview
Linkedin logo

B-Smart

Smart Leaders Interview