There are two types of green roofs and these often become confused:
• Intensive green roofs (roof top gardens), which are often, bespoke planting designs.
• Extensive green roofs, which are to serve a purpose or function at roof level.
Extensive green roofs are the most common type of green roof and the term is an umbrella for;
- Sedum roofs
- Wildflower Roofs
- Brown and Bio Diverse roofs
Green roofs provide numerous benefits such as, Asssisting Planning Permission; Habitat for Rare Wildlife; Heating Bills savings; Air conditioning bills savings; Storm Water Run Off; Thermal Benefits; Roof Life Span; Sound Insulation; Water Quality.
Please go to the benefits page to find out about these benefits in detail.