Vegetated Roofing vs. Traditional Roofing

Vegetation has been shown to extend the lifespan of traditional roofs

Vegetated roofs can extend a traditional roofs lifespan by providing a layer of protection to the underlying roofing and waterproofing membranes. With proper care and maintenance, a vegetated roof can last substantially longer than traditional roofs; many projects have shown to last two times the lifespan of traditional roofs. This infographic details some of the key points to consider when looking at the longevity of vegetated roofs.

 

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