Green roofs are here to stay. But aesthetics and energy savings must be balanced with the practicalities of structure, water and wear. This article discusses the difference between intensive and extensive green roofs and provides detailed descriptions of extensive systems and options. It explores examples of extensive systems in current application and discusses the measurable benefits of extensive green roof systems. This program is registered for 1 HSW/SD hour with AIA. Take the course.
- November 2011
- Vegetated Roof, Roofing, Green Building