Green Roofs Blog


Green Roofs are taking off across the UK. Why are they becoming so popular? What are green roof benefits? Read our blog articles to find our everything on living roofs and the projects carried out by Sedum Supply.

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Green Roofs in Autumn

Autumn is here - What do I need to know about my green roof? Autumn Green Roofs Green roofs in Autumn. As Autumn approaches in September you will notice some differences with your green roof. Most sedum species will start to take on a reddy- brownish colour. This is completely ...
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Sedum Supply Complete first 2 of 3 EPDM Waterproofing Balcony Projects for Sunrock Balconies

Sedum Supply Complete first 2 of 3 EPDM Waterproofing Balcony Projects for Sunrock Balconies Sedum Supply have been busy completing 2 of 3 EPDM balcony roofs for Sunrock Balconies. Sedum Supply have supplied and installed new EDPM membrane for 2 balconies. The exsisting EPDM ( not installed by Sedum Supply) ...
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Sedum roof VS Wildflower roof

Considering a green roof system? Not sure whether to install a sedum roof or wildflower roof? It is a common question for anyone investigating green roof systems. Both types of green roof have pros and cons. So which one should you choose? Many factors should be considered when installing a ...
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Green roof costs

The Cost of a Green Roof System?

The most popular questions asked.....how much does a green roof cost?? As an estimate in the UK the average cost per square meter of extensive green roof is between £50-£100, whilst an extensive roof can be £60-£150. Finally there is also ongoing costs to consider for maintenance and repairs, even ...
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Heatwaves….can green roofs really cool us down?

Understanding Heat Islands....Why Green Roofs can help What is a heat island?The Heat Island Effect The term "Heat Island" describes built up areas (urban) where temperatures are much higher than it's surrounding rural areas. Everyone has expereinced this, even in a small scale. The feeling when you walk from a ...
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Living Roofs

North London home gets new green roofs

A home located in North London receives a make over with our green roof systems. Two types of our sedum green roofing system were used to complete this project.  Offering many benefits to the local environment, air and noise pollution, green roofs are becoming extremley popular in built up areas ...
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Green Roof Maintenance Services

Low Maintenance NOT No Maintenance

Green Roof Maintenance This is a huge mistake people are making after having a sedum green roof installed! "Sedum roofs are a low maintenance roofing solution, NOT No Maintenance." Green roof maintenance is an essentional service to keep your sedum roof functioning efficiently.  Maintaining the roof system allows it to ...
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Green Roof Benefits

Benefits of choosing a Green Roof

Green Roofs – The benefits Green Roof Benefits: In recent years we have seen green roofs poping up everywhere, from rural locations to our cities. Green roofs are becoming a popular choice over more traditional methods of roofing. Why? Because more people are realising the many benefits they offer as ...
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Sedum Supply improve Cambridge cycle route with sedum border

Improvements to Hills Road Cycle Route by Sedum Supply Ltd Sedum Supply Ltd have supplied and installed a sedum matting as part of the works to improve Hills Road Cycle Route in Cambridge. Cambridge’s Cross City Cycling Consultation saw a £4 million budget put into place for improvements to five ...
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EPDM Roofing Project

Scilly Islands EPDM Roofing Project – Peninnis Farm Lodges

New Lodges get EPDM Rubber Roofing Installed Sedum Supply Ltd has been busy installing the EPDM Rubber Roofing onto 7 new lodges at Peninnis Farm. The project is well underway with the installation of EPDM roofing. The new bespoke lodges are designed to unsure a unique holiday experience which are ...
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Green roof code

The GRO code of practice for Green Roofs

What is the GRO and what does it mean? GRO = Green Roof Organisation. The Green Roof Organisation is for manufactures and installers of Green Roofs in the UK. An independent organisation which provides it members with guidelines for best practices for green roofs, setting standards for the design, installation ...
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Bio Diverse Green Roof for Organic Farm

Bio Diverse Green Roofs Sedum Supply Ltd supplied and installed the bio diverse green roof for Fordhall Organic Farm in Market Drayton, Shropshire. A single ply waterproofing system was used on an existing roof deck and a bio diverse planted roof system installed to create a beautiful substainable roof system ...
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Green Roof for Leeds University

GREEN ROOF FOR LEEDS UNIVERSITY – Sedum Supply Ltd Sedum Supply Ltd completed the green roof project for Leeds University. This was the very first green roof installation for Leeds University which was installed on its brand new performing arts centre. The project was a winner at the Leeds Architecture ...
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