30 Aug '14, 9pm

Green roof system takes the biscuit - Green Building Press - Green roof system takes the biscuitGreen Building Pre...

When faced with the reality of the broader environmental impact of the plastic trays, felt bases, and granular linings that are used in the installation process, green roof technology does give way to some eye brow raising questions. Yet, once installed there are many benefits to be gained including increased bio-diversity and aesthetic improvements, but at what cost? As well-intentioned as they set out to be, traditional green roofing remains flawed. The good news is that greener alternatives do exist that actually meet the expectations and ideals of the customer. One such alternative that has stepped away from the traditional or standard methods often employed in green roofing is Riefa Green Roofing Solutions. They have been staging a revolution in the UK with a lighter, less expensive system that comprises of an organic and sustainable fibreboard. The fibreboard is made...

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