Balconies, roof terraces, and roof gardens being paired with level barrier free thresholds presents a unique challenge. The key challenge of preventing water ingress, while maintiaining step free access, alongside a permeable flooring provides a unique challenge, that ACO has a solution for.

Terrace & Facade brochure

Terrace and Facade Brochure

An overview of specific water management solutions for terraces and facades

Linear Deck Drainage System Brochure

Product Brochure for ACO FreeDeck, Profiline X and Profiline for wood

Key Products

Terrace and balcony thresholds

On a terrace or balcony, the primary aim is to remove the water from the surface as soon as possible enabling safe access and preventing water ingress into a building. These areas are often more exposed, receiving rainwater from the surface area plus other contributing areas, including run-down from the façade.

Raised or suspended deck structures

For a raised or suspended deck structure including permeable decking, open-sided drainage channels provide a path of least resistance to the discharge point, collecting water from both the surface and the sub-surface. 

How can we assist you

Our Design Team

Collaboration is very much a part of ACO’s way of working. For over 50 years we have been offering creative design solutions to all sectors of government, public and private enterprise and have a track record for development and regeneration informed by community aspirations and environmental context. Our in house design team and our external design engineers have excellent technical understanding of interconnected systems that can help you create sustainable drainage solutions in all categories of the urban environment.

Tools to support you

We also offer software for design surface to assist you in making your own calculations, as well as design visualisers to assist in helping assess impact of various grating/inlet details. BIM product files along with a variety of other support documents are all available for download here.

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Want to know more?

ACO offers a range of ways to enable you to continue your proffesional development with further knowledge on the range of drainage solutions around the Terrace + Facade. 

For more info on either our upcoming webinar, or to talk with us about arranging CPD training either In Company or at our ACO Academy in Shefford. Please send your contact details using the link below.

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