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Most people consider a green roof a topper using sustainable materials. In actuality, green roofs are a span of living plants and grasses atop a house or commercial building. In a sea of bleak black, the green roof is a return to nature, a mitigating force for different species of birds and insects. Where man has built, birds, butterflies and insects have lost their habitat. Green roofs not only provide beauty, but they return to exiled species their rightful milieu.
A popular trend in home landscape design is the green roof. If you don't have ample yard space to create the landscape you have always wanted, think about creating it on your roof. It provides ample benefits not only to you, but also to the environment. With our experienced landscape designers and architects, we will help you weigh out the factors in creating an amazing rooftop oasis.
Green roofs are literally, the cool new thing in roofing technology. Not only do you reduce your carbon footprint by installing one of these roof systems, but you actually keep your roof cool! Many commercial buildings are using green roof systems to protect their roofs from sunlight, reducing toxins that may be contained in the run off from storm waters, decreasing emissions from heated roofing materials and of course, keeping their roofs cooler.
2014 is almost here! Have you made your resolutions yet? If you're a landscaper that focuses on commercial clients we've got 3 ways you can make your clients throw out the old and bring in the new.