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While the trend of Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens is seemingly sweeping the nation, it is important to understand that not all roofs and plaza decks were engineered to handle the heavy load requirements of a traditional green roof. It is this problem that American Hydrotech’s Garden Roof has solved as it allows design professionals to transform virtually any flat or sloped roof into a landscaped environment. Due to its design as a lightweight, low profile system, the Garden Roof can be safely installed on roof and plaza decks not engineered to handle the heavy load requirement of a traditional green roof.
The incorporation of Hydrotech’s Monolithic Membrane 6125, a proven roofing/waterproofing membrane, allows building owners to be assured of a watertight structure. Like other green roofs, the Garden Roof provides building owners and tenants with many ecological, technical, and economic benefits, some of which include:
To learn more about this Greenovation visit www.hydrotechus.com/garden-roof.htm
Review written by The Green Register Contributor, Robert A. Stanfield, TIOS – Certified Sustainability Consultant Director