Like all forms of landscaping, green roofs need attention. Some people don’t know what work has to be done or even how to maintain their green roof. If you don’t know where to start with your green roof or need some advice, check out a few of our tips. Read more »
Did you know that:
- Green roofs can decrease energy use in the winter months by 10 percent?
- In the summer, the temperature on a green roof can be as much as 59 degrees cooler than other roofs?
Green roofs have been gaining popularity in recent years as more people have become aware of the ecological benefits that these roofs can provide. However, many homeowners are still unaware of the many benefits of green roofs. Furthermore, many homeowners are skeptical that they can make a difference in their neighborhood by turning their roof into a green roof. The fact is, however, that there are many benefits that a single green roof can provide. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you should consider converting your roof to a green roof. Read more »
Most people consider a green roof a topper using sustainable materials. In actuality, green roofs are a span of living plants and grasses atop a house or commercial building. In a sea of bleak black, the green roof is a return to nature, a mitigating force for different species of birds and insects. Where man has built, birds, butterflies and insects have lost their habitat. Green roofs not only provide beauty, but they return to exiled species their rightful milieu. Read more »
Green roofs are literally, the cool new thing in roofing technology. Not only do you reduce your carbon footprint by installing one of these roof systems, but you actually keep your roof cool! Many commercial buildings are using green roof systems to protect their roofs from sunlight, reducing toxins that may be contained in the run off from storm waters, decreasing emissions from heated roofing materials and of course, keeping their roofs cooler. Read more »