Leicester City Council has installed 30 new ‘green’ bus stops with ‘living’ roofs in the city centre as part of its ambitions to be carbon neutral and climate-adapted by 2030.
As the weather is forecasted to be more erratic over the coming decades, due to temperature rises, Andrew Keer, southern sales manager at ABG, provides an in-depth guide into SuDS drainage systems, which could be the best option as drainage systems that discharge water as quickly as possible become less desirable.
New from Optigrün is the Solar FKD and Solar WRB, which are both load-supported solar mounting frames for penetration-free roof mounting of PV modules in combination with an extensive green roof system.
Green roof manufacturer Wallbarn is urging construction managers who oversee domestic and commercial projects, which incorporate green roofs, to plan carefully over the coming months to best manage supply chain issues created by Brexit.
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