Eco-friendly thatched roofs made of synthetic palm leaves now available in India!

Last week, under a sunny tropical sky in the Maldives Islands, Renato Cudicio, CEO of Arsha Consulting, signed an exclusive distribution contract for India with Richard Maillé, President of Palmex International, in the presence of Eve Chartrand-Dandurand, Key Account Manager for the Asia Pacific region. Palmex is a unique product used to construct artificial thatched roofs, to replace natural palm leaves that tend to age rapidly and require high maintenance costs. In comparison, the Read more »

A roof over your head: Natural thatch Vs Synthetic thatch

A thatched roof building is an architectural style that carries with it an ancient and close-to-nature aesthetic. It reminds one immediately of tropical paradises and invokes feelings of space and relaxation. Several locally available materials are used to build these beautiful naturally sloping roofs. Palm fronds, grasses, reeds and straws are a few such materials. However, these materials tend to have many disadvantages when used in modern buildings. Synthetic thatch roofs, made of… Read more »