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A Vegetative “Green” roofing system is a roof of a building which has been partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. These systems also may consist of additional layers such as root barriers, drainage and irrigation systems. The “green” term is generally referred to as the growing trend of being environmentally friendly.
Eagle Rivet Roof Services is experienced in installing cutting edge green/vegetative roof systems. Plant life over the roof surface provides a positive environmental impact in several ways. It converts the carbon dioxide which we all breathe out to the oxygen which we all breathe in. It reduces the urban heat island effect by replacing roof surfaces that absorb heat to and give it off to the surrounding area to surfaces which are neutral in their heat absorption. The soil absorbs and slows storm water runoff which eases the strain on municipal storm water drainage systems. And finally, they provide an area of respite for building occupants which otherwise might gaze upon an unattractive commercial roof system. Often, walking paths and gathering areas are provided on green roof systems which provide an outdoor sanctuary to office workers.
Eagle Rivet can provide stand alone green roof design and build installations or can work with your design professional or general contractor. Please contact us to see how a green roof system can enhance the value of your facility.
Eagle Rivet also wants to assist in your eco-friendly efforts at the end of your roof’s life cycle. We invite you to take advantage of our strategic industry recycling partnership before you begin your next roof tear-off project.
Otis Elevator Test Tower located in Bristol Connecticut. We completed a
One of Eagle Rivet’s larger 2016 projects was the roof replacement
Recycling Center – Standing seam metal roof power washed, detailed with
This is a new construction for an Assisted living facility in Bridgeport
This roofing project is currently still in progress. The Ethel Walker
The roof of this 140,000 square foot facility required replacement as
The roofs of this condominium community had been plagued by ice
Eagle was retained to remove and replace the failing roof system
Materials: ECO-White EPDM roof Eagle installed a fully adhered ECO-White EPDM roof
Eagle Rivet was retained for this multifaceted new construction project in
Replacing the roof on this shuttered office supply building was a
This office building was in need of roof replacement. Eagle removed
Nestled in between the mountains of Southern Vermont; this manufacturing facility
Walmart Shopping Center Seabrook, NH Project: Full roof snow removal 100,000
Walker Residence Killingworth, CT Project: Reroofing – House, Pool House and