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Green Flat Roofing Options You Might Want to Consider

by | Jun 7, 2023

Superior Commercial Roofing & Contracting

Because they are usually made of elements that work together in order to create weatherproofing systems, flat roofing solutions are very popular and can be used in many regions across the country. Superior Commercial Roofing & Contracting offers a wide variety of flat roofing options to choose from.  And if you are interested in the best types of green flat roofing systems, there are a few things to taken into account.

There are many reasons why green roofs are so good for the environment. For instance, they create habitat for plants, birds and beneficial insects such as bees, butterflies and bumblebees. Moreover, this type of roofs has insulating properties. They regulate heat, keeping the interior of the building cool in summer and warm in winter. Green roofs can also absorb sound, so they can be a good solution for busy city areas.

Single-ply thermoset roofs are made of a membrane which contains natural gas and oil. This membrane is cured and bonded to roofing materials. Although they are usually found in black, they can also be found in lighter colors.

The coating can be factory-applied or site-applied. Modified bitumen can be yet another very good choice for a green flat roof. Finally, living roofs are another excellent idea for your green flat systems.