With the benefits of green roofing outweighing the single negative, cost, cities across the world are slowly introducing initiatives and legislations whereby new building developments over a certain size are either partially or completely covered with green roofing.

 

A green roof, also known as eco-roofing, vegetated roofing and living roofing is becoming ever increasingly popular in towns and cities due to the numerous environmental and aesthetic benefits. They can come in many different styles, shapes and sizes, so here are 5 of our favourite inspirational green roof installations:

 

In one of our previous blogs, we have explored the plentiful benefits that green roofing systems bring over more conventional roofing methods. In this blog, we will look at the aspects that make the lifespan of green roofing almost 200% longer than conventional roofs.

 

Green roofing is an innovative addition to the roofing industry in the UK. However, there are no standards or codes of practice for green roofing systems. The only countries in the world to have specific standards and codes of practice are Switzerland and Austria.