Do Your Bit For The Environment With Green Roofing

Green roofing systems are roofing systems which are partially or wholly covered with vegetation low maintenance species with light weight growing medium on protection and drainage layers. They offer a fantastic looking and environmentally friendly roofing system to your property, with advantages with planning, aesthetics, heat gain and roof longevity.

Green roofing has become increasingly popular in recent years and has many benefits including the following:

  • Ecological refuges: undisturbed habitats for wildlife
  • Aid to planning & BREEAM: green roofs can be specified as a condition of planning permission
  • Storm water management: green roofs reduce the volume of rainwater run off reducing stress on antiquated sewers
  • Reduction of the urban heat island (UHI) effect: green roofs help migate UHI’s by regulating surface temperature through absorption of sunlight
  • Nosie reduction: green roofs are absorptive of sound
  • Amenity space: green roofs add value to building and turn otherwise unused areas into attractive garden like spaces
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