Green Roof Guide: A Hard-Working Roof for Higher Ed

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Firestone Building Products

Low Maintenance, High Impact

This 12,000-square-foot extensive green roof was built in place on top of the University of Chicago Facilities Services building to satisfy local code requirements. The design features only 4 inches of media depth, which places a lighter load on the building than systems with a deeper soil layer while allowing the green roof to serve as a stormwater management platform.

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