Green Roofs

American Hydrotech, Inc.®, is a recognized leader in the development, production and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing products. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the company was founded in 1977 after acquiring the United States distribution rights for Monolithic Membrane 6125®, a unique waterproofing membrane developed in the 1960’s by Uniroyal Ltd. The membrane has been installed worldwide on over 2 billion square feet of roof decks, plazas, vertical foundations, reflecting pools and other structures in over 45 countries.

Applying MM6125
Today, Hydrotech’s flagship product remains Monolithic Membrane 6125, a hot fluid-applied, rubberized asphalt for waterproofing and roofing applications. MM6125 is thick, seamless, easy to detail and bonds tenaciously to the substrate. The product has been in the marketplace for 45 years, with an unsurpassed performance history.

Additional products available from Hydrotech include:

  • Hydrodrain®, a family of drainage composites
  • Hydroflex®, protection materials
  • STYROFOAM® brand insulation products
  • Hydroguard®, a lightweight insulation/ballast board for PMR roof applications
  • Architectural finish pavers
  • VM75™, a self-adhering waterproofing membrane for vertical applications

MM6125In 1989 Hydrotech introduced The Ultimate Assembly® for plazas and roof terraces. The Ultimate Assembly consists of everything from the structural deck up…MM6125 membrane, Hydroflex protection sheet, Hydrodrain drainage composite, STYROFOAM® insulation and Architectural Pavers, pedestals and supports. Hundreds of Ultimate Assemblies have been installed to date.

In 1997 Hydrotech introduced the Garden Roof® Assembly, a unique, lightweight assembly for transforming underutilized roofs and plazas into beautiful landscaped and recreational environments.

American Hydrotech, Inc. has achieved continued growth through the expansion of its marketing channels and the addition of new products and assemblies. Hydrotech products are sold through an extensive network of sales representatives, many of whom are recognized industry-wide as roofing and waterproofing experts. Furthermore, Hydrotech’s products are only sold to pre-approved contractors, to ensure quality of workmanship during installation.