Green roof

Green roof

It’s becoming increasingly common to find homes with roofs entirely covered in green plants. This concept is known as a green roof, vegetated roof, living roof or ecological roof. Find out more about this trend.


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Why opt for a green roof?

Opting for a green roof is above all a matter of taste and aesthetics. It’s an original way to decorate your roof, and therefore your home. It’s also an eco-friendly initiative that brings green into your environment. If your home has little outdoor space, the roof is an excellent alternative for creating a garden and planted area.

Green roofs are particularly popular in large conurbations to limit urban pollution. Green plants absorb carbon dioxide and emit oxygen, helping to clean up the air in large cities.

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What conditions must be met to build a green roof?

A green roof isn’t built just any old way. Your roof needs to be landscaped before you start planting, otherwise you risk premature damage and water infiltration. It’s advisable to call in the professionals for this kind of project.

A waterproof membrane must be installed between the ground and the roof deck to prevent water penetration. Nor should the plants exceed a certain height.

At Toitures LV, we offer complete installation and maintenance services for your green roof. Contact our roofers in Laval and the South Shore for all your green roof installation needs in your residential, commercial, industrial or institutional building.

Green Roof and Terrace Roof

  • Creating urban oases, urban agriculture
  • Acoustic insulation
  • Extending the life of the roof membrane
  • Energy savings (solar refraction)
  • Rainwater retention
  • Air purification
  • Reducing the urban heat island effect

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