Vegetated Roofing Systems

The green building movement is growing and part of the movement is the use of roofing space for growing and maintaining vegetated spaces. This type of roofing systems contributes to reduce the Heat Island Effect in cities across the nation. It provides energy efficiencies to the building not only through the insulation they provide but also through the water conservation and reuse that they facilitate. When applied in healthcare institutions as healing gardens, it has proven to improve patient experience and reduce recovery time.