Simon Smith to Talk at CIOB Event

Simon Smith to Talk at CIOB Event

20th November 2014

On the 10th of December join Sky Garden’s Technical Manager, Simon Smith, in a seminar on green roofs at the Marlborough Golf Club. He will be talking about the importance of green roofs and their application in modern housing.

His seminar will start with the terminology and types of living roof. What is a green roof? What is sedum and what are the benefits of a sedum roof?

He will move on to talk about the construction and build up of green roof systems. Taking you through the products and materials used in biodiverse roofs and eco friendly roofs; Simon will use his wealth of industry knowledge to answer any questions you may have.

After moving on to explain the features and benefits of green roof systems he will describe the installation procedure and the simplicity of green roof construction. Simon will continue to cover other topics such as differences in green roof design and the advantages and drawbacks of different plants, including sedum, wildflower and grass roofs. He will explain the differences between seeded, plug planted and wildflower or sedum blanket green roofing systems.

The seminar will move on to discuss the topic of aftercare and maintenance of green roofs; revealing how little time is needed to maintain a sedum roof.

After the seminar you are encouraged to network with members of the green roof industry. If you have any questions or would like to talk about the possibility of constructing your own sedum roof do not hesitate to see Simon at the event or contact the Sky Garden sales team.  As the leading independent green roof supplier and installer in the UK we can cater to your every green roof need.

If you have any questions or are interested in attending the seminar, please visit the CIOB website.