24 Jun '13, 4pm
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A state-of-the-art waterproofing membrane was used to withstand constant dampness, high alkalinity, and exposure to plant roots, fungi and bacterial organisms as well as varying hydrostatic pressures. To test for leaks and facilitate pinpointing the exact location of leaks throughout the roof's lifespan so that the amount of overburden removed can be minimized, an Electric Field Vector Mapping® (EFVM®) leak detection system was installed. The Target Center green roof consists of a 2.75 inch deep growing zone in the center of the main arena roof structure and a deeper 3.5-inch growing zone around the perimeter where the structural capacity is greater to maximize the growing medium available for plant growth. The growth media used was rooflite® Extensive MCL, engineered for the Target Center by Skyland USA. A pre-grown sedum mat was supplemented with native plugs and seed to...