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Greenroof & Greenwall Directory Company of the Week for September 26, 2014: Xero Flor America

on September 29, 2014 at 10:00 am under

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Xero Flor utilizes lightweight, pre-vegetated mat technology. Refined over more than 40 years of R&D, Xero Flor has been proven on tens of thousands of extensive green roofs flourishing on hundreds of millions of square feet of rooftops worldwide.

GCW-XFAFounded in 2002, Xero Flor America is the official U.S. distributor for the Xero Flor Green Roof System. Regionally grown on local, independent farms and 100 percent American-made, Xero Flor utilizes advanced, lightweight, pre-vegetated mats. Engineered in Germany, and refined over more than four decades of ongoing R&D, Xero Flor technology has been proven successful on tens of thousands of extensive green roofs thriving on hundreds of millions of square feet of rooftops all around the world.

In the U.S., Xero Flor has been installed in 38 states. The Xero Flor installation on Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant, the largest green roof on a single building in North America and one of the largest in the world, measures 454,000 square feet. The Xero Flor Green Roof on the Javits Center in New York City totals 297,000 square feet, second in size to the Ford project.

Whatever size project, and wherever Xero Flor is installed, the plants are locally grown and adapted to the regional climate for a healthy, sustainable green roof. When installed, Xero Flor has extensive vegetative coverage with mature plants for instant green roofs that are immediately functional and successful for the long term with little maintenance.

Xero Flor system options range from less than 10 lbs/sq ft up to ballasted applications at 25 lbs/sq ft. Xero Flor offers the assurance of independent laboratory-certified resistance against wind uplift and combustibility. And, Xero Flor is the only pre-vegetated mat green roof system that has achieved Cradle-to-Cradle Certification for superior sustainability.


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