Raise the roof: green roofing options offer lower energy costs and better aesthetics.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND DESIGNS ARE BECOMING INDUSTRY STANDARDS. AT THE SAME TIME, MANY CORPORATIONS AND MUNICIPALITIES ARE REQUIRING GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES THROUGHOUT THEIR BUILDINGS. In this environment, you must always seek ways to improve the performance of new been used for and existing buildings.

Green roofs have been used for decades in residential and commercial construction in Europe, but their use is a recent development in the United States. Green roofs can provide many benefits that a typical roof system cannot, such as decreased heating and cooling costs, better property aesthetics and increased roof life.

So how can you determine if greening your roof is a good option for your properties? It’s important to first understand the basic idea behind green roofing systems. There are two kinds of green roofs in the United States marketplace: intensive and extensive green roofs.  Read More  

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