Green Roofing in Toronto
Flat Roofers Toronto has been providing flat roofing services in Greater Toronto for over 18 years. We have a team of expert roofers experienced in building different types of roofing systems including green roofing. We believe that green roofing is more than just vegetation placed on the roof. Green roofing is a way to design building structures that is eco-friendly and adds beauty to the city. We offer green roof solutions that can lower your heating and cooling costs as well as effectively manage storm water.
In building your Toronto green roof, we can help you design a roof that is aesthetically pleasing, environmentally friendly, structurally sound and built to last. Below the hearty bed of green is a multi-layer system designed to support plant growth, repel roots, and provide drainage, filtering and insulation as well as a waterproofing membrane roof base. All these elements must be present while ensuring that everything stays as light as possible.
Types of Green Roofing
Benefits of a Green Roof
Back in 2010, Toronto is the first city in North America to support the green roof initiative with what is called the Green Roof Bylaw. This requires a green roof to be built for new developments taller than six stories with a gross floor area of 2,000m2. The law covers all new construction of commercial properties, industrial properties and multi-family homes. This initiative aims to make Canadian cities more liveable. Here are some of the benefits of a green roof:
We realize that not all structures can support the weight of a vegetative green roof that is why, we at Flat Toronto Roofers offer a wide range of green roofing solutions for your property.
For more information on green roofing, contact your reliable Toronto Flat Roofing expert. You may reach us at 647-560-0376 or simply leave us a message on this page.