Sustainable Green Roofing

Click to Expand Green roofing incorporates live vegetation into the system design, providing a combination of aesthetic appeal and environmental benefits. These roofs are typically made up of several layers, including a waterproof membrane, a growing medium, and a layer of vegetation. Sustainable green roofing has become a popular trend in the construction industry. Primarily, […]


Click to Expand When choosing a superior, energy-efficient solution for commercial roofing, most projects these days choose between thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM). There are numerous similarities between these two types of single-ply roofing membranes. However, there are notable distinctions on which companies or businesses should base their decision. This article […]

Green Roofing Systems

Click to Expand Green roofing is nothing new—the concept goes back centuries, and Germany started constructing modern green roofing systems in the 1960s—but it’s finally catching on in a more mainstream way. More and more companies and organizations are realizing the massive benefits that a green roof offers to not only their buildings, but the […]

What is Green Roofing?

Click to Expand Busy urban areas are starting to take advantage of a previously underutilized space: the roof. Instead of plain, dark roofs that contribute to the urban heat island effect, more and more buildings in Chicago and around the country are incorporating green roofing into their energy codes to reduce energy costs, create usable […]