Q: Does one growing media work everywhere?

A: Many of the initial green roofs built in North America were installed using “individual solutions”. In other words, green roofs were installed on a “custom” basis without using properly tested specifications and material. As such, custom made solutions are complicated and costly due to the many unforeseen changes in using unspecified techniques and material. Additionally, they can produce a higher risk of failure. Standardization makes it easier, safer, and more affordable to plan and build green roofs.

Skyland USA LLC has created a registered, standardized solution which allows green roof construction to be:

Standardization is also the key for marketing green roof media products on a larger scale and to achieve product availability nationwide.

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