Carbon footprint

An environment that is sustainable

Protan PVC carbon footprint is 3,5x smaller

While bituminous materials generate around 16.5 kg of CO2 per unit, Protan PVC has a footprint 3.5 times smaller.

The calculations are based on the following inputs:

Roof area: 1200 m

System: prefabricated 2m
Membrane: Protan SE 1,6 mm

System: 1 layer – Master deck



x 3,5



Protan PVC is environmentally friendly

PVC is an environmentally friendly and recyclable material made from natural materials and energy produced in hydroelectric power stations. Roofing and membrane production uses minimal resources and generates no waste. The material is of high quality and has a long service life, which makes Protan PVC roll materials one of the best choices for roofing.


Protan offers flat roof solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet the requirements of BREEAM standards. Protan’s goal is to make its flat roof products and solutions higher quality and more durable, while ensuring the least impact on the climate compared to similar products on the market. In Estonia, buildings using Protan flat roof solutions have received BREEAM-NOR certification: Kristiine Center, √úlemiste Venter, buildings Niidu tee 1 and 3 in Harjumaa.

Protan assures that it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions with its flat roof system solutions by 30 to 70% compared to alternative technologies, depending on the solutions used in the building and the designed lifetime.

Using the Protan BlueProof solution, the time for rainwater drainage from the roof of the building is extended up to 24 hours, which significantly reduces the amount of water entering the rainwater collector at the same time. Such flexibility is especially important during torrential rains. With the combined effect of several factors, it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 90%.

Protan encourages the construction industry to make sustainable choices and adhere to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.