Vegetative Roofs, also called green roofs, garden roofs, eco-roofs, and living roofs, deliver many benefits to the building owner and surrounding community. Studies worldwide have clearly demonstrated that vegetative roofs make a positive impact on their local environment that ripples through the larger ecological and economic systems they affect.
Benefits of Green/Vegetative Roof Systems
Clean the air of particulate matter
Create habitat areas for indigenous wildlife
Provide aesthetic appeal to surrounding locations
Reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect prevalent in many metropolitan areas
Control stormwater run-off, absorbing it and then releasing it slowly