|Environmental sustainability is a core value of South Shore School. The building includes a small demonstration green roof that is viewable from classrooms.|
Green roof components for this project were supplied by American Hydrotech. Lightweight engineered soil is the last component added before the vegetation. A depth of 4" is spread over filter fabric, raked, compacted with a roller, and watered in preparation to be planted.
|Etera All Seasons SEDUM TILE® prevegetated mats are used for this project. This mix of Sedums provides interest all year with seasonal foliage and flower changes. One of the obvious benefits of SEDUM TILE® is the instant coverage. Since this school was completed in late summer, not much time was allowed for the plants to grow out prior to building occupancy.|
No permanent irrigation is installed, but a hose bib is available on the deck if needed during root establishment or long periods of dry hot weather. Watering needs should be minimal as should be maintenance in general.
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