Not surprisingly, the asphalt shingles looked as new as the day the living roof was installed in 2005. Green roofs protect underlying roofs from ultraviolet rays and sun damage, effectively extending the roof life by years.
|Green Roof plants removed in preparation for roof removal|
|Mat is lifted from the roof, exposing the roof barrier|
|Interesting root architecture, showing green roof plant root reach|
|Roof is sloped with 5/12 drop|
|Root barrier is in excellent condition|
|Asphalt shingles appear like new, well preserved under the green roof|
|Green Roofs help preserve underlying roofs, extending functional life by years!|