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Dispelling the myth of the maintenance-free vegetated roof

Maintenance-free vegetated roofs do not exist. The intensity and the frequency of maintenance varies with the plantings chosen, the density and coverage of those plants, and the maturity. After making certain in the design and implementation of the vegetated roof that accessibility has been ensured and potential problems headed off, maintenance is essential to perform on a regular basis.

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Green roofing conference to hit Toronto

Next month, Toronto will host the Grey to Green Conference—an event focused on how green infrastructure can improve the well-being of communities. The event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the economics of green building with 75 expert speakers, local project tours, training courses, and networking opportunities.

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