To coincide with the inaugural World Green Roof Day on Saturday 6 June, 2020, the Green Roof Organisation officially launched as a not for profit trade association.
Green roof manufacturer Wallbarn has joined forces with World Green Roof Day or-ganisers in calling for people to look out of their windows and identify flat roofs that would be perfect for transforming into insect and bird friendly green roofs.
World Green Roof Day, the brainchild of Chris Bridgman from Bridgman & Bridgman, is being delivered by green roof expert Dusty Gedge. The occasion will also see the launch of the Green Roof Organisation, which is a UK trade body responsible for the green roof code of practice.
The gardens replace most of the green space that may have otherwise occupied the space where The Old Vinyl Factory buildings sit, encouraging local natural wildlife and aiding biodiversity
Sika Liquid Plastics is celebrating the continuing success of one of its stand-out projects of 2018 after The Flower Bowl won the Green Roof category in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) Awards
In response to demand for more environmentally friendly and sustainable building practices, the market for green roofs is booming, growing by 15% annually. With 54% of the world’s population now living in urban areas, and boasting impressive eco credentials, green roofs are said to be playing an important part in ensuring a sustainable future, while also turning city skylines into living, breathing spaces.
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