Used with deep intensive systems to meet the special requirements of a deeper root zone. rooflite intensive base is placed beneath rooflite intensive with no separation fabric between.

rooflite intensive base is a product line that is available in different saturated weight classes. These weight classes are designed to guide you in choosing the best option for your project based on your weight requirements. Each weight class is identified by a number that corresponds to the typical weight for fully saturated media based on ASTM E2399. Depending on your specific region, the following weight classes are available for rooflite intensive base:

  • intensive base 600: saturated weight 60-70 lbs/ft3
  • intensive base 700: saturated weight 70-80 lbs/ft3
  • intensive base 800: saturated weight 80-90 lbs/ft3
  • intensive base 900: saturated weight 90+ lbs/ft3


rooflite® intensive base properties

  • Provides more aeration and less organic matter for the deeper root zone
  • Can be used in combination with rooflite® drain
  • Normally used when depths exceed 18 inches, depending on the system build-up