Top-rated Green Roof Services in Centennial, CO
An increasingly popular and environmentally sustainable roofing option for both residential and commercial buildings, a professionally installed green roof system provides energy savings and promotes better air quality with oxygen-producing rooftop vegetation that also decreases carbon dioxide. In addition, a green roof construction has been proven to reduce the impact of ‘heat island effect’ which generates higher temperatures in urban areas due to trapped heat from concrete and asphalt.
a Green Roof?
Any commercial or residential rooftop that is covered in vegetation planted over a waterproof membrane can be classified as a “living roof”. No to be confused with a collection of plant containers used to merely decorate a roof, Gen 3 Roofing Corp. provides several energy efficient roofing extensions and additional options that include root barriers, efficient green roof drainage and irrigation systems layered with a solid substrate and waterproof barrier.
Green Roof System
As an experienced green roof company, Gen 3 Roofing Corp. provides a range of roof solutions for either new builds or existing roof systems that are customized according to your requirements and budget. Whether you are looking for a roof extension and create a lush green flat roof, or would like to learn more about alternative eco roof options that include a green shingle roof, Gen 3 Roofing Corp. green roof specialists provide energy saving systems based on two main categories:
Intensive Green Roof Systems
Also classified as an active living roof, this type of system supports a wide variety of vegetation that may include everything from trees and perennials, to ornamental grasses and herbs. With a broad potential for intricate design and biodiversity, the size of an intensive green roof system can range from a small intricately cultivated garden to a full scale rooftop farm or park and often requires professional maintenance.
Extensive Green Roofs:
Also known as a sedum roof this low maintenance green roof system is a popular choice with both residential and commercial property owners and provides efficient storm water management. In addition to certified green roof construction Gen 3 Roofing Corp. experts assist clients with planning and plant selection which can range from mosses, succulents and sedums.
How Does a Green Roof Benefit the Community?
- Natural air and water filtration
- Green roofs produce oxygen, absorb heat and reduce carbon dioxide
- Lessen the impact of urban heat island effect and reduce a property’s air conditioning requirements
- Absorbs rainwater reducing storm water runoff
- Additional wildlife habitat
- Additional leisure space for commercial building occupants and the local community
- Additional food source
- Extended roof life