30 Sep '13, 8am

Made in the USA: Green Builder Magazine Showcases Xero Flor Green Roof System

Made in the USA: Green Builder Magazine Showcases Xero Flor Green Roof System

“While the Xero Flor Green Roof System has its roots in Europe, all system components for our projects in the U.S. are all 100 percent American-made,” said general manager and technical director of Xero Flor America, Clayton Rugh, Ph.D., in a recent press release. “In addition, we grow our green roof plants on independent, locally owned farms across the country. Using regional horticultural suppliers gives a boost to local economies, supports more sustainable agriculture, and reduces energy use and costs for shipping.”

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2013/09/made-in-the-usa-green-...

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