Liquid roofing is a concept that has been around for more than a hundred years, developing greatly over time. In the early twentieth century, the manufacture of liquid roof coatings was based on liquefied rubber, by the late 1980s, single component moisture-cured polyurethane coatings were developed, becoming the main basis of today’s liquid roofing technologies.

 

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.

 

MJO Roofing are proud to announce that they will be working on large green roof installation above a NHS hospital Wing in Wembley, in January 2018.

 

MJO Contracts Manager Nick Walker attended the Green Roof AGM at the National Federation of Roofing Contractors Ltd to discuss the lack of current legislations around Green Roofing and what would be the best way to address such issues to ensure compliance and the upmost safety of customers. 

 
Here at MJO roofing we are proud to offer green roof solutions that not only provide an aesthetically pleasing landscape, but many other environmental and financial benefits too. From energy efficiency, to increased property value and an overall longer lifspan, there are many reasons to consider green roof solutions!