Yorktown Square Condominiums
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Project Name: Yorktown Square Condominiums
Year: 2003
Owner: Yorktown Square Unit Owners Association
Location: Falls Church, VA, USA
Building Type: Multi-Family Residential
Type: Extensive, Test/Research
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 4200 sq.ft.
Slope: 1.25%
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: John Shepley, Green Roof Plants & Joseph DiNorscia

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Plant Supplier: Green Roof Plants/Emory Knoll Farms
Greenroofing System: Building Logics
Structural Engineer: Engineered Building Solutions, Inc.
Contractor: Paneko Construction, Inc.
Growing Media: Rooflite?
The Yorktown Square Condominiums won the 2005 Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Award of Excellence in the Extensive Residential (Single family and/or multiunit). This multi-family residential loft/warehouse condominium greenroof was planted in June, 2003.
The green roof growing media used for this project was supplied by Skyland USA, LLC, the creators of rooflite?. Rooflite? is the first and only standardized green roof growing media in North America being sold under an independent brand name. Rooflite? green roof media products meet or exceed all of the current standards of both the ASTM and FLL. The components of rooflite? are guaranteed to be of the highest quality while at the same time being price competitive. Additionally, the current line of rooflite? green roof media products contain HydRocks? calcined clay, which is recognized as the best light weight aggregate on the market today. Lastly, the organic components of all rooflite? green roof products have been tested under the United States Composting Council?s, Soil Testing Assurance (STA) program which gives you the added assurance that you are using the best product available.

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Read all about the award-winning project on the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities website. Learn more about Building Logics in The Greenroof Directory. Read about Rooflite in The Greenroof Directory, and for product information, please visit www.skylandusa.us; www.rooflite.us; and www.growonus.com.
 
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