Emory University Demonstration Green Roof
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Photos Courtesy James Johnson, Emory UniversityProject Name: Emory University Demonstration Green Roof
Year: 2009
Owner: Emory University
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Building Type: Educational
Type: Extensive, Test/Research
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 512 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Accessible, Private
Submitted by: Emory University/Tremco

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Contractors: Tremco/WTI and National Building Contractors
Waterproofing: Tremco
Engineer: Michael E.Clark/MEC&A Eng.
Drainage: JDrain, JDR Enterprises, Inc.
Modular Greenroof System: BioRoof Systems
Growing Media: ItSaul Natural
Plant Supplier: Saul Nurseries
Photos Courtesy James Johnson, Emory University
Completed in June, 2009, Emory University and Tremco collaborated on the installation of a 512 sf demonstration green roof with the intent to conduct studies on the performance of green roofs designed to meet the standards and specifications of Emory University and its insurance carrier. Plant materials include sedums, cacti, Echinacea, and other succulents. The demonstration roof has four roof sections; three planted using different media and materials and a fourth that is the standard membrane roof. The roofs will be monitored for total runoff quantity and quality including ph, phosphorous, nitrates, and turbidity. In addition, temperatures will be recorded at the media and roof surfaces.
Photos Courtesy James Johnson, Emory University

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Emory University is located at: 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 USA 404.727.6123; visit the Emory University website. Learn about the following companies Tremco; Saul Nurseries; and ItSaul Natural. See their first research roof, the 2008 Emory University Test Greenroof here.
 
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