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The Green Roof

As concerns about the environment rise and more businesses become sensitive to the increasing cost of energy, the demand for sustainable roofing solutions that help alleviate these concerns rises.

Project Gallery IconAt U.S. Roofing we have extensive experience installing, maintaining, and repairing a wide range of green roofs and solar roofs, including the second-largest green roof in North America.

U.S. Roofing can provide assistance with engineering and designing a plan for the additional weight of organic material or solar panels. We can also assist with the complex cost analysis of a variety of sustainable systems to determine which is the best option for your budget, both today and into the future.

There are many benefits to installing a green roof in terms of both aesthetic value and cost-savings. Green roofs contribute to:

  • Lower cooling costs
  • Lower heating costs
  • Reduce storm water runoff
  • Reduce noise pollution


Types of Green Roof

Extensive Green Roof – This type of green roof is the lighter and thinner version that is not meant for use as a regular walking surface (they can still be walked on for maintenance). The soil layer on this type of roof is thinner and the plants grown are usually those with shallow roots, such as grasses.

Intensive Green Roof – Intensive green roofs are heavier and can incorporate a wider array of plants as well as certain architectural features, such as benches, tables, and walkways. The soil layer on these roofs is deeper and can incorporate a variety of plants.  

Our experience installing green roofs is extensive and we perform all steps of the process, from design to construction, in-house. We also make sure that your new green roof complies with the specifications for any manufacturer’s warranties, a common issue with installations of this size and weight.

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