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Our thoughts and passions on green roof and landscaping industries.

Vertical Green Spaces – The Various Benefits of Green Walls

Climate change is an increasing concern for our society, which is why interest in nature-based solutions and urban green infrastructure is on the rise in an effort to create more liveable green spaces. Developers, architects, engineers, and city planners see it as a sustainable ...

We should always take care of our safety

No matter where we are and what we do, we should always take care of our safety. Whether we are working high up on roofs or just walking on the pavement besides the busy road, there are always some safety procedures. In one situation safety procedures are more complicated than ...

Quality of water run-off from Urbanscape® Green Roof System

Research project on Urbanscape® Green Roof Systems in the Mediterranean climate During the course of the two-year research project, different Urbanscape® Green Roof Systems were examined by academic research groups from University of Lleida, Spain. The main objective of this ...

Stormwater management - Short and Long Term Effects

The combined effect of urban growth and climate change is altering the hydrological balance in developed urban areas. Public awareness of the impact of stormwater on flash flood occurrence and water quality is, however, on the rise (1). The surface of roofs in urban areas ...

Energy efficiency in private homes and businesses

Our contemporary lifestyle dictates that we spend most of our time indoors. Buildings need to be kept at a constant temperature to accommodate our expectations and standards of comfort. Today, experts estimate the building sector’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas ...

Caring for your Urbanscape® Green Roof during really hot and dry weather is essential – do not forget to irrigate it

How do we take care of a green roof during such a hot summer, when the temperatures hardly drop even during the night? What do we need to pay attention to? Just like other planting in the garden, green roofs also need care and additional watering. Nevertheless, when is the right ...

Green roofs & walls – more than just a contemporary architecture

The design of buildings has evolved over the years, but the function of buildings has remained remarkably constant: protection, comfort, warmth in winter and coolness in summer. In recent years, however, the environmental impact of buildings and green solutions are becoming ...

What is happening with biodiversity and nature?

Increasing development of urban environments and infrastructure put pressure on green spaces with potential negative impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Natural spaces and habitats are disappearing, partly as a result of climate change and human behaviour, which ...

GREEN ROOF SPRING MAINTENANCE

How do we take care of a green roof in the spring? What do we need to pay attention to? Just like other planting in the garden, green roofs also need care; this should be done at least once a year, but twice is recommended—in spring and autumn.

Instant Green Roofs and their Benefits

Green roofs can be installed by method of planting it with sedum cuttings and/or plugs, or by using a vegetation blankets, mats or rolls, that have been pre-prepared to be installed. There are, of course, factors that influence the use of ether one or the other – project size, ...
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