Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2012 - (Page 34)

PRODUCT PROFILE NEw INDUsTRY PRODUCTs problems caused by urbanization through creating sustainable, high performance green roofs. LiveWall® is the new planted wall system designed with a healthy regard for plants. Exceptional in design and function, LiveWall® achieves GREEN ROOfING LEADERS RELEASE simplicity and sustainability in harmony with nature. NEw pRODUCES fOR MAXIMUM GAIN LiveWall® is the result of four years of research and development by the experts at Hortech, Inc. who created LiveRoof®, the superior green roof system. LiveWall® supports plants as nature intended — roots growing down, stems and leaves growing up. With unsurpassed versatility to grow annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, succulents and tropical plants, LiveWall® transforms ordinary walls into inspiring vertical landscapes. LiveWall is ADVANCE GREEN simple, effective and attractive. This innovative technology ARCHITECTURE simplifies irrigation on a green The system’s WallTer® planter ADVANCED GREEN modules slide into the revoluroof and ensures long lasting ROOf™ beauty. AGR is also the only product that offers pre-grown Advanced Green Roof™ or built-up systems within (AGR) is the most innovative and versatile product being of- the same modular drainage fered in the green roof market layer. Advanced Green Roof’s unique collection of system today. Three years of sciencomponents gives it the vertific green roof research and satility to meet any type of product development went into creating the patent-pend- specification for extensive, semi-intensive and intensive ing Advanced Green Roof green roofs. technology. AGR’s drainage layer includes an integrated, sub-surface irrigation channel Advanced Green Architecture (AGA) is a green roof design which allows for drip lines to and consulting company headbe inserted during installaquartered in Grand Rapids, tion. These drip lines supply Michigan. AGA developed water to capillary irrigation the patent-pending Advanced mats which are placed in the Green Roof™ system through bottom of the drainage layer. scientific, green roof research. Advanced Green Roof is the Advanced Green Architecture is only modular system that can committed to solving the social, offer an integrated, capillary economic, and environmental subsurface irrigation system. LIVEwALL® VERTICAL GREENING tionary RainRail® mounting tracks, which secure them and provides integrated mist irrigation. Just as with LiveRoof®, licensed regional growers customize plant selection for every LiveWall® project. They deliver the module inserts abundantly vegetated with locally cultivated plants that are full-grown and thriving for immediate success and enduring beauty. About LiveWall® and 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 knowledgeable professionals. ROOfLITE® INTENSIVE AG A new growth media, rooflite® intensive ag, has been developed in response to an emerging trend using modern green LIVING ARCHITECTURE MONITOR / SUMMER 2012 / 34

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Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2012
Letter from the Chairman
From the Founder
New Standard on the Use of Lightweight Aggregate
Urban Agriculture Declaration Caps Amazing Summit Debut
Economics of Biophilic Design
Brad Rowe, David Spalding, Cornelia Oberlander, Paul Kephart
Green Roofing Industry Sees Triple Digit Growth
Green Roof Local Market Symposiums
Industry Professionals Weigh in on Growing Media Quality Control!
CitiesAlive in Chicago Oct 17th – 19th
Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition Changes our Perspectives on Infrastructure
Improving Tax Abatement
10th Anniversary Commemorative Pull Out Section
Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market
Leadership Knows No Bounds- Virginia Russell
Policy Profile- A Home for Biodiversity on Green Roofs
New Industry Products
Plant Profile: Chives Thrive on Green Roofs
Half a year, Full-Fledged Growth
In God We Trust – All Others Bring Data!
New Corporate Members
Professional Calendar
GRHC Buyers Guide
Green Supremacy by Zach Williams

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2012