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World Green Roof Day’s window of opportunity for urban greening

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.

Achieving BREEAM with biodiverse green

Award-winning green roofing from Icopal supports BREEAM excellent project

Specification considerations for blue roof SuDS attenuation systems

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.

Blackdown green roof provides unique space at Greenwich University

Installation across 14 terraced roofs makes largest multifunctional roof space in London

Leicester City Council installs 30 ‘living’ roofs on bus stops

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.

Alumasc waterproofing and green roof success at new Glasgow development

Mixed-used project complete with Hydrotech waterproofing system and green roof solution from Alumasc

Blackdown Greenroofs provides exclusive roof gardens for The Old Vinyl Factory

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

Green roof proves sustainable solution at Eco-Lodge

Firestone Building Products provides green roof for a new garden ‘Eco Lodge’ in Gloucestershire

How to mitigate hazards on green roofs

Barry Eagle, managing director at GripClad, discusses some of the common hazards found on green roofs, and the best ways to mitigate the risks they pose.

Small is beautiful on World Green Roof Day

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.