Fundamentals of Green Roof Design, Installation, and Maintenance - Self Study


Author: Patrick Carey

Subjects: Green Building: Green Roofing, Green Building: Sustainable Building

Length: 1 module

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Successful green (vegetated) roof projects require knowledge and expertise with respect to both the living and non-living components of these systems.

This presentation provides an overview of green roof technologies, their benefits, and essential considerations for design, installation and maintenance.

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Q+A Call Recording

After you enroll, you can download a 40-minute MP3 recording of a Q+A call in which Patrick answers participant questions.

Self Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

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Patrick Carey

GRP, Hadj Design

With a background in architecture, Patrick established himself and his firm, Hadj Design, as early pioneers in green roof design. Through his design-build efforts, he has completed over 100 projects ranging from residential to commercial to institutional, and encompassing a wide variety of assembly types. He participated in the development of GRHC’s Green Roof Design...[more]

Course Outline

Video Lecture, Q+A Call Recording, and Discussion

In this module, you'll watch the video lecture and download the Q+A call recording.

  • Lecture - Fundamentals of Green Roof Design, Installation, and Maintenance (53 minutes) (Video)
  • 40-minute Q+A call recording (MP3) (Resource)
  • 10 Questions (Quiz)

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