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A key aspect of planning your green roof is making sure you have chosen the correct growing medium for your project. Here we consider some of the key features to look out for.
Wednesday 6th of September 2017 - View
With just over 40% of green roofing projects taking place in London, the UK overall is slow in picking up the living roof baton. This is partially down to the fact that the Greater London Authority has specific policies in place (policy 5.11).
Monday 7th of August 2017 - View
As part of a sustainable drainage system strategy, it is essential that we find and implement alternative solutions to preventing localised flooding. In this article we consider how green roofs can complement other solutions.
Wednesday 26th of April 2017 - View
Research has shown, that green roofs provide excellent homes for a whole host of invertebrates as well as giving a source of food for pollen feeding creatures such as bees and butterflies.
Thursday 15th of December 2016 - View
For many years now, much of the green solutions being promoted in the construction sector have been at times rather questionable as to their green credentials. Take the living or green roof industry for example. Green roofs or living roofs as they are often referred to are frequently quoted as the saviour of our urban environment, but when faced with the reality of the broader environmental impact of the plastic trays, felt bases, and granular linings that are used in the installation process, it does give way to some eye brow raising questions.
Friday 30th of September 2016 - View
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