What is a Green Roof?

Green Roofs are a vegetated roof surface that can range in design and functionality as well as provide many cost savings and environmental benefits. A Green Roof is built up on a flat or mild sloped roof either as a modular system or laid out system.

Green Roofs can support a wide range of plant life depending on the structure and can even include patio areas, water features, vegetable gardens and habitat structures like bird houses, bee hives and perches. There are many styles and types of systems to fit every need from:

  • Light Weight Systems
  • Irrigation
  • Vegetables
  • Perennials or Sod
  • Retrofit or New Build
Green Roofing System: Snips

Green Roof Systems: Creating Beautiful Spaces with Amazing Benefits

Benefits of Green Roofing

Here a just a few benefits of a Green Roof that not only provide great cost savings but great for the environment as well:

  • Extends the life of the roofing membrane
  • Lowers temperatures in hot weather decreasing cooling costs
  • Regulates temperatures easing peaks and lows on HVAC systems
  • Improved marketability
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Provides food and habits for insects and small animals increasing biodiversity
  • Flowering plantings provide pollen for bee’s and other pollinators
  • Harvest your Rooftop Bounty from vegetables grown in an area that would normally be unused
  • Educational opportunities for children and adults

Your Green Roof is Unique

Each Green Roof is a unique project starting with ensuring that the building structure to verify that it can withstand the weight and support vegetated life.

Just like with any landscaping project, budget, style, functionality and maintenance are all considered to create a beautiful space.

A Green Roof provides instant beautification results and can be low maintenance. During the warranty period, Snips provides the maintenance to ensure that your Green Roof is in peak condition.

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