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Vegetated Roofs: Sustainable Strategy Designs

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2/19/13 2:00 pm to 2/19/14 2:00 pm EST

This webinar will provide an overview of green roof systems including the types, benefits, components and related standards, as well as a discussion on how green roofs mitigate urban heat island effect and reduce stormwater run-off.

Learning Objectives:

1. List and define the types/components of green roofs, as well as the environmental, technical, and owner/occupant benefits of green roofs

2. Describe how green roofs reduce stormwater run-off, dust/smog levels, and reoxygenate the air

3. Explain how green roofs extend the life of the roof while providing a natural habitat for plants and animals

4. Explain the design considerations and standards relating to green roofs.


Richard Hayden – Garden Roof Department Manager

American Hydrotech, Inc.

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