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PRODUCT PROFILE neWindustry Products GREEN ROOf AND WALL LEADERS RELEASE NEW pRODUCTS LiveWall® is the culmination of four years of research and development by the same dedicated team of horticultural scientists, landscape professionals, architects, roofing specialists and green building experts who created LiveRoof®, the advanced green roof system proven successful in more than 600 installations. About LiveRoof®: Developed by Hortech, Inc., the top horticultural experts for green roofs and green walls. We are the only company in the industry that selects and breeds plants for living architecture applications. Every project is backed by licensed regional growers and our dedicated team of knowledge professionals. SKyLAND USA (ROOfLITE®) GREEN ROOf MEDIA CALCULATOR As the green roof industry rapidly grows, more and more contractors with a wide range of disciplines and varied levels of experience are getting involved in their construction. Bidding on green roof jobs can be quite challenging, especially when calculating required growth media volumes. Skyland USA (rooflite®) has developed a practical, easy to use online tool that takes the uncertainty out of these indepth calculations. Steps to calculate the proper amount of growing media should include looking at the project’s specifications and drawings, considering delivery options and related unexpected weather and site conditions while factoring in compensation for several scenarios of media compaction that may occur on a construction site. Within the rooflite® media calculator each step contains help dialogs that give background information along with explanatory photos. With these help tools even first time users will find it easy to fill in the appropriate values for their specific project. Once completed the calculator will present the exact quantity of growing media needed for your green roof job. The new rooflite® media calculator can be accessed at About Skyland USA: Skyland’s rooflite® certified green roof media products have been installed in over 700 projects and 6 million square feet of thriving green roofs across the North American continent with a track record unmatched. With its strategically located blending facilities, nearly all of your green roof projects can be serviced with LEED qualifying credits. Our Consistency, Quality and Experience proves, “The success of any green roof system starts with rooflite.” LIVESCREEN®, THE MOBILE VERSION Of LIVEWALL® Hortech, Inc. announced the introduction of LiveScreen®, the mobile version of LiveWall®, the living wall system that transforms ordinary walls into vertical green landscapes. LiveScreen® is ideal for smallscale landscaping and gardening; and is sized for apartments and condos, hotel balconies, patios and decks and other outdoor living areas. LiveWall® is the planted wall system engineered to be attractive, simple to install, easy to care for and change — and, above all, healthy for plants. LiveScreen® is a two-sided, moveable version of LiveWall® on wheels. Constructed in a sturdy, waterproof aluminum frame, LiveScreen® is available in four models. Every model of LiveScreen® is available with optional automated irrigation components and a hose timer. LiveWall® and LiveScreen® support plants as nature intended — roots growing down, stems and leaves growing up. The result: beautiful vegetative walls and screens with hearty plants thriving in a sustainable system. Send your new product announcements to LIVING ARCHITECTURE MONITOR / fALL 2012 / 14

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2012

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2012
From the Founder
Letter From the Editor
The World’s First Bio-Façade Ready to Grow
Save the Dates for the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2013
On the Roof With…
Policy and Standards
Current Research
2012 Awards of Excellence
New Corporate Members
Professional Calendar
GRHC Buyer’s Guide
On Spec

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2012