Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheet: A Healthy and Eco-Friendly Building Material

The Benefits of Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheet: A Durable, Energy-Efficient, and Healthy Choice for Your Building Project


Hey all, we are back with another interesting blog about Multiwall Polycarbonate sheets. In case you have missed our previous article about how Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets can transform your Building Project, you may read it here.  

What is a Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheet?

A multiwall polycarbonate sheet is a type of plastic sheet that has many thin walls inside it. These walls make the sheet strong, light, and good at keeping heat inside.

Multiwall polycarbonate sheet is used in building construction for making roofs and windows that let in natural light. Some examples are:

  • Conservatories: These are rooms with glass or plastic walls and roofs that are attached to houses. They are used for growing plants or relaxing.
  • Skylights: These are windows on the roof that let in sunlight from above. They can make a room brighter and warmer.
  • Greenhouses: These are structures with glass or plastic walls and roofs that are used for growing plants. They protect the plants from cold weather and pests.


What are the features of Multiwall Polycarbonate sheets?

Knowing the features of Lotus Multiwall polycarbonate sheets is important because it can help you choose the right product for your building needs. Multiwall polycarbonate sheet has many features that make it suitable for various applications, such as:

  • High thermal insulation: Multiwall polycarbonate sheet can reduce heat loss and save energy costs. It can also prevent condensation and moisture damage.
  • Structure: Multiwall sheets from Lotus Roofings have a cellular structure with insulating air spaces that reduce heat loss and noise.
  • Lightweight: Multiwall polycarbonate sheet is much lighter than glass or solid plastic, which makes it easier to handle and install. It also reduces the load on the structure and foundation.
  • Impact resistance: Multiwall polycarbonate sheet can withstand strong impacts and hail without breaking or cracking. It can also resist vandalism and burglary attempts.
  • UV protection: Multiwall polycarbonate sheet can block harmful UV rays from the sun, which can cause fading, discoloration, and deterioration of materials. It can also protect your skin and eyes from UV exposure.
  • Easy installation: Multiwall polycarbonate sheet can be cut, drilled, bent, and shaped to fit any design. It can also be joined with different profiles and systems to create a leak-proof and aesthetic roof or wall.
  • Energy Efficiency: Multiwall Sheets offer high light transmission, enhancing the aesthetics and energy efficiency of the buildings.
  • Wide Range of Colors: Lotus Multiwall Sheets are available in different colors, finishes, and thicknesses to suit different needs.


What are some of the benefits of using Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets and why is it important?

Understanding the benefits of multiwall polycarbonate sheets can enable you to optimize your building design and performance. You can achieve more energy efficiency, durability, and aesthetics with this material.

Increased natural light:

Lotus Multiwall polycarbonate sheets can let in more natural light than other materials, which can improve your mood, productivity, and sleep quality. Natural light can also stimulate the production of vitamin D, which is essential for bone health and immune system function.

Reduced noise pollution:

Multiwall polycarbonate sheets manufactured by Lotus Roofings can reduce the transmission of external noise, such as traffic, airplanes, or machinery. This can create a more peaceful and comfortable environment for you and your family. Reduced noise pollution can also lower your stress levels and blood pressure.

Enhanced indoor air quality: Multiwall polycarbonate sheets can prevent the growth of mold, mildew, and bacteria, which can cause allergies, asthma, and respiratory infections. They can also reduce the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are harmful chemicals that can be found in paints, solvents, and adhesives. Improved indoor air quality can benefit your health and well-being.

Some of the other health benefits of using multiwall polycarbonate sheets for various applications are:
  1. Multiwall polycarbonate sheet is resistant to UV rays, which can cause sunburn, skin cancer, premature aging, and other skin problems. By blocking the harmful UV rays, multiwall polycarbonate sheets can protect the skin of the people who are exposed to natural light under the sheet.
  2. Beneficial for eyeglasses, skylights, greenhouses, and other applications where natural light is desired but UV exposure is not.
  3. Reduce heat loss and noise, as polycarbonate sheets have a cellular structure with insulating air spaces that reduce thermal transfer and sound transmission.
  4. Create a more comfortable and energy-efficient indoor environment for residential and commercial spaces.
  5. Prevent fire hazards and injuries, as polycarbonate sheets are flame-resistant, heat-resistant, and impact-resistant. This can enhance the safety and security of buildings and structures where fire or impact risks are high, such as banks, factories, airports, etc.
  6. Can improve the aesthetics and mood of the spaces, as polycarbonate sheets offer high light transmission and can be colored to match different designs. This helps in creating a more pleasant and attractive atmosphere for the occupants and visitors of the buildings and structures.
  7. They can prevent bacterial growth and infections, as polycarbonate sheets can be coated with anti-bacterial agents that inhibit the growth of microbes on the surface. This can be useful for applications where hygiene and sanitation are important, such as hospitals, kitchens, bathrooms, etc.
  8. Lotus Multiwall polycarbonate sheet is durable and weather-resistant. It can withstand harsh environmental conditions such as rain, snow, wind, and heat. This can prevent the discoloration of the roof due to corrosion, oxidation, or fading. A discolored roof may affect the appearance and value of the building or structure.

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Textured Polycarbonate Sheets, its features and applications in Building Construction

Hey, did you know that Polycarbonate is a type of plastic that is made from a chemical name Bisphenol A and Phosgene? Also, Polycarbonate has a linear structure with repeating units of carbonate groups linked by organic groups.

Let’s understand more in this post about Textured Polycarbonate Sheet, its features, and why it is used in Building Construction in this post.

What is a Textured Polycarbonate Sheet?

A textured polycarbonate sheet is a type of polycarbonate sheet that has a textured surface on one or both sides. The texture varies from fine to coarse. They can create different effects such as matte, glossy, prismatic, embossed, or patterned.

Lotus Textured polycarbonate sheets are used for various applications where light diffusion, durability privacy, and aesthetics are desired.

Some of the benefits of using Textured Polycarbonate sheets are:

  • Light Weight & easy to transport
  • Durable and highly resistant to rain & snow, heat & sunlight, fire & impact.
  • Its translucent quality allows natural light to pass through while reducing heat gain.
  • While the textured surface creates a decorative effect, it also enables the diffusion of natural light including dispersion of light over a large area thus preventing glare and see-through vision.

This ‘unbreakable material’ is thermoplastic and possesses a lot of benefits, which is why it is significantly used in building and construction. From lighting to strengthening structural parts, polycarbonate is an extremely versatile and unique material. Here are some benefits of using polycarbonate in building and construction.

What are the applications of Textured Polycarbonate Sheets in Building Construction?

Textured Polycarbonate Sheets from Lotus Roofings are preferred where durability, aesthetics, natural light, and insulation are mostly desired especially in Building Construction.

Lotus Textured Polycarbonate sheets are commonly used for paneling, roofing, skylights, and cladding. They are suitable for a wide range of different lighting applications. They are well suited for the illumination of interiors and are used for lamp covers at the workplace.

It is also used in LED and light applications due to its electrical properties.

 Skylights and Windows:

Textured Polycarbonate sheets can replace glass as it is 250 times stronger than glass and also well known for its impeccable strength. Skylights and Windows brighten a room and adds a lot of aesthetic sense in commercial facilities allowing natural light to enter the building. You can leave it transparent or add a layer of tint to the surface.

Also, Polycarbonate has good heat and cold insulating capacity which aids in keeping the interiors of the building warm during winters and cool during summer.

The insulation property also reduces the need for additional equipment thus reducing the cost of altering the temperature within the building.

Wall Panels & Roof Domes

Polycarbonate sheets from Lotus Roofings are hard, durable, and also versatile and offer a wide range of options for personalization and customization to suit the building… It can be molded into any shape, cut, drilled, or color coated to achieve the desired look without compromising on the aesthetic feel.

Its light weight reduces the load on the structure and the foundation of the building

Cladding and Paneling

Lotus Textured polycarbonate sheets are highly recommended for cladding and paneling because of their light transmission, thermal insulation, and structural design property.

While it allows natural sunlight to enter the building, it also creates a pleasant and bright atmosphere. They filter our harmful UV rays thus preventing fading of interiors. They help in regulating temperature while also creating additional air pockets around the building improving its thermal performance.

Also, textured polycarbonate reduces the dead weight loading as it is much lighter than glass or metal. They also provide soundproofing and fire resistance adding to the safety aspects without missing out of the elegance.

These feature helps is cost saving and becomes the first choice for Building Architects.


Lotus textured polycarbonate is hard, strong, and resilient plastic that can withstand scratches, abrasions, and high impact and also resist UV rays, chemicals, and moisture. These features help in ensuring that signage remains vibrant and is also readable for a longer span of time.

The Embossed texture adds depth and dimension to the logos and the graphics. Hence there is an attractive and unique visual appeal. Lotus textured polycarbonate sheets are available in a wide range of colors to choose from, for different themes and styles.

Its versatility is unmatched with other materials like wood or metal.

 Fences, dividers, and barriers

No one would like to make a compromise when it comes to privacy and security. Having said that, Lotus textured polycarbonate sheets have the capacity to withstand impacts caused by people and objects. Hence it is highly recommended as a fence or a divider at Schools, Playgrounds, Sports Stadiums, Airports, and Greenhouses. They are used as dividers or office partitions to reduce noise pollution at workplaces as they have the capacity to absorb sound waves. They are also recommended for acoustic barriers and bullet-resistant panels.

These are some of the applications and benefits of Lotus Polycarbonate Sheets.

If you have any questions regarding polycarbonate roofing sheets, write to us @ OR call +91 89390 31112.