The Roof Is Alive! …with vegetation.

1300 square feet of the lower roof of the residence is covered in a pre-planted vegetated roofing system. The system consists of 3′ x3′ panels with pre-grown, drought tolerant sedums layed in a grid to form a cohesive surface of vegetation. The vegetated roof will preform several functions:
 
1. Reduce roof storm water runoff by more than 25%.
2. Reduce the heat island effect from the roof’s surface.
3. Increase insulation values of the roof assembly.
4. Provide an organic patio area for the Ellis.
 

Crated Vegetated Panels

Installed Panels

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