Suitable materials for thermal insulation include: mineral wool insulation in accordance with EN 13162; rigid polystyrene foam EPS in accordance with EN 13163; extruded polystyrene foam XPS in accordance with EN 13164; rigid polyurethane foam in accordance with EN 13165 and foam glass in accordance with EN 13167.
Insulation materials that serve as a base for a waterproofing seal must comply with minimum pressure load values.
|Insulating materials||Pressure load in kPa|
|Roofs not in use||Roofs in use|
|EPS rigid foam||100||150|
|XPS rigid foam||200||300|
|PU rigid foam||100||100|
|Mineral wool||60 at 10% compression||70 at 10% compression|