Green Roof Design Considerations
With a focus on hybrid green roof systems, this course provides an overview of green roofs, including system options and design and specification considerations such as plant selection, irrigation, mitigation of wind pressure and fire risk, sloped applications, and warranty options.
Health, Safety and Welfare
Define and compare the various green roof system options in terms of performance, cost, maintenance, etc.
State the recommended types of plants, plant designs, and irrigation methods that help reduce energy consumption and allow the green roof to be fully optimized.
Discuss how to properly design and engineer the green roof so that it retains its integrity during high winds and mitigates fire risks.
Review the design and specification considerations to avoid problem areas and facilitate a successful green roof installation.
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