The installation of a green roof reduces the need to manage any storm water that accumulates, as well as the stress put on local sewer systems. In urban settings, the inclusion of green roofs reduces the overall heat conducted by the buildings, covering many of the surfaces that would generate the most warmth. TheThe plants prevent the distribution of smog and dust while also catching many of the pollutants found in the
- By creating a natural barrier, green roofs can reduce the amount of noise that comes into your home.
- Since your roof is covered by plants, the amount of it exposed to the elements is limited, enabling the roof membrane to last much longer than if unprotected.
- Green roofs reduce the amount of energy your house needs for heating, saving you money.
- The fire retardation provided by green roofs helps protect your home.