The Evolution of LiveRoof: Forbs
LiveRoof
by LR Web Administrator
1y ago
LiveRoof, LLC is a West Michigan Company that developed the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System: the only green roof solution installed with fully mature plants thriving in a healthy, connected ecosystem from day one of installation. LiveRoof’s natural function and natural beauty offer exceptional performance, require very low maintenance and have a predictable cost. LiveRoof projects often become signature elements on commercial, public, university and school buildings all over the US and Canada. I am Doni Burton, Business Development Specialist for LiveRoof Global, LLC. It is my privileg ..read more
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Why Locally Made Matters (with Green Roofs)
LiveRoof
by LR Web Administrator
1y ago
I’m Doni Burton LiveRoof Business Development Manager – Today, I’d like to explain why LiveRoof focuses on Locally Made. LiveRoof started in West Michigan in 2006, with the goal of revolutionizing green roofs. We envisioned green roofs that were mature, beautiful, and fully functional on day one of installation. John Ball Zoo – Meerkat Exhibit LiveRoof fully vegetated modules The result was the LiveRoof “Hybrid” green roof system, which combines the flexibility of a modular system with the beauty and functionality of a built-up system. The LiveRoof system was designed to last ..read more
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NEW! LiveRoof AIA Approved Green Roof Course
LiveRoof
by Anna Droz
1y ago
LiveRoof now offers an AIA approved course, “Green Roof Best Practices and Common Mistakes to Avoid”! This course covers a range of topics, including: the benefits of green roofs, types of green roofs, green roof plants and accessories, and green roof design mistakes to avoid. The course is designed to provide architects, landscape architects, and engineers with the knowledge needed to incorporate vegetated roofing systems into their projects. The new AIA course was created by LiveRoof’s team of experts, who have decades of experience in the green roof industry. This will replace our AEC ..read more
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The Evolution of LiveRoof: Sedums
LiveRoof
by LR Web Administrator
1y ago
LiveRoof, LLC is a West Michigan Company that developed the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System: the only green roof solution installed with fully mature plants thriving in a healthy, connected ecosystem from day one of installation. LiveRoof’s natural function and natural beauty offer exceptional performance, require very low maintenance and have a predictable cost. LiveRoof projects often become signature elements on commercial, public, university and school buildings all over the US and Canada. I am Doni Burton, Business Development Specialist for LiveRoof Global, LLC. It is my privileg ..read more
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Roof Top Sedums Rebranding to LiveRoof Midwest
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by Anna Droz
1y ago
As of March 2023, Roof Top Sedums LLC., will become LiveRoof Midwest. Founded in 2007 by sisters Roxanne Nagel and Teresa Nelson, they service Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and portions of Illinois and Wisconsin. LiveRoof Midwest is based in Davenport, Iowa. What makes LiveRoof Midwest stand out among the rest? From Teresa’s viewpoint: “We are competitive within our region because of our ability to do custom growing, which means we can provide elaborately patterned roofs that thrive under extreme rooftop conditions. By utilizing our plant expertise to choose the right plants for each s ..read more
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The Evolution of LiveRoof: Dave MacKenzie
LiveRoof
by LR Web Administrator
1y ago
LiveRoof, LLC is a West Michigan Company that developed the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System: the only green roof solution installed with fully mature plants thriving in a healthy, connected ecosystem from day one of installation. LiveRoof’s natural function and natural beauty offer exceptional performance, require very low maintenance and have a predictable cost. LiveRoof projects often become signature elements on commercial, public, university and school buildings all over the US and Canada. I am Doni Burton, Business Development Specialist for LiveRoof Global, LLC. It is my privilege ..read more
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NATS Nursery Has a New Green Roofing Professional!
LiveRoof
by Anna Droz
1y ago
British Columbia has a new green roof expert! Licensed LiveRoof grower NATS wholesale nursery in Langley, British Columbia has a new accredited green roofing professional! Recently Dean Villaceran, the LiveRoof sales representative for NATS, received his Green Roof Professional (GRP) accreditation from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. For those unfamiliar, GRP accreditation is a measure of specific knowledge regarding green roof design, project management, installation and maintenance. Passing the exam indicates a demonstrated expertise in current green roof best practices, and represe ..read more
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Philadelphia Navy Yard Redevelopment Includes Gigantic Green Roof!
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by Anna Droz
1y ago
A story of revitalization and the potential for great new things in the Philadelphia Navy Yard In the South Philadelphia area of Philadelphia, PA there is a new and exciting development occurring in the Navy Ship Yard. The whole area is being revitalized into a new and improved district, with the latest addition known as 2500 League Island Boulevard. According to Gattuso development team, the Philadelphia Navy Yard revitalization is considered to be one of the most successful redevelopments of a prior military base in the United States. On at least one of these buildings, an expansive ..read more
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Irrigation Leader Magazine Feature: Green Roofs for Water Retention and Horticulture
LiveRoof
by Anna Droz
1y ago
In their May 2022 issue, Irrigation Leader Magazine featured our very own John Scholten, product specialist at LiveRoof, in a featured interview discussing our green roofing products. The interview included discussions about LiveRoof’s RoofBlue® RETAIN™ system, how to create desirable green spaces, and even tips on growing rooftop vegetables! An excerpt of the article is below: Irrigation Leader: What kind of plants can be grown on green roofs? John Scholten: When we first started out, we were growing predominantly sedums in our standard tray, which is a 4¼‑inch-deep system. A 4‑inch syste ..read more
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Patterned Green Roofs: Unique, Impactful, and Surprisingly Stylish!
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by Anna Droz
1y ago
Have you ever looked down on a green roof and seen something more than just the lush carpet of plants? Perhaps there was an artistic vision of some kind? Even a picture or logo? These striking and unusual rooftops are becoming more popular as the artistic boundaries of the built environment are beginning to be explored. For those unaware, green roofs are exactly as they sound—vegetated or planted rooftops. Some green roofs are planted in such a way as to be visible to onlookers: on a terrace, upon a lower rooftop, or even a slanted rooftop visible from the ground. There can even be green ..read more
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