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Have You Ever Wanted To See A Green Roof Fire?

In light of our discussions regarding green roof fires and insurance, I thought you might like to see an actual green roof fire:      Are you convinced?   Related Links:  LiveRoof:  Green Roof Fire Test (YouTube) Green Roof posts (GBLU)… Continue Reading

Demystifying Green Roofs

[I am on vacation this week in Phoenix and then Kansas City so I bring you GUEST POSTS!  I met each of the guest authors somewhere along the way and asked them to contribute.  Hope you enjoy.] By Linda McIntyre Does the notion of plants on a roof seem bizarre, even dangerous, to you? If … Continue Reading

Has Canada Figured Out Green Roof Insurance, Eh?

A few weeks ago, Toronto announced a mandatory green roof requirement, which my fellow bloggers dutifully covered.  When I read about the green roof mandate, I thought of another Canadian city with a similar program. You remember the Vancouver Catch-22, right? Many British Columbia jurisdictions, including Vancouver, began mandating green roofs.  Simultaneously, the Homeowner Protection … Continue Reading