28 Sep '11, 7pm

Green Roof First to Gain FM Approval: FM Approvals Tested the LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System and Certified th...

LiveRoof, LLC, the horticultural science company in the green roof industry, announced that its LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System is the first to be FM Approved according to FM Standard 4477. Developed by FM Approvals, LLC, FM Standard 4477 is the approval standard for vegetative roof systems. It evaluates green roof performance related to fire, foot traffic resistance and water leakage. In addition to testing the LiveRoof system, FM Approvals examined LiveRoof’s manufacturing facilities and audited its quality control procedures to verify that the company produces a consistently uniform and reliable product. The LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System is the green roof solution installed with full-grown, mature plants thriving in a sustainable ecosystem. Recognized and respected worldwide, the FM Approvals certification process assures that products and services have been objec...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/green-roof-first-to-gain-f...

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