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Introduction to Green Roofs

Date: To be determined, Fall 2008

     Please visit Green Roof Bus Tour to register for the Bus Tour.

Seats still available.

What is a green roof? A green roof is vegetation incorporated into a rooftop. This seminar will answer these questions and MORE!

  • What benefits does installing a green roof have on a building?
  • Do green roofs help the environment?
  • What types of plants survive on a green roof?
  • How do you maintain green roofs?
  • How much does a green roof cost?
  • What soil is used on a green roof?
  • Are there green roofs in the area? If so, where are they?
  • What are intensive and extensive green roofs?
  • What are some design differences between them?
  • Is there a market for green roofs in North America?
  • Where can I learn more about green roofs?

About the Instructor
Angie Durhman is the Green Roof Specialist for a commercial roofing company, Magco, Inc.

Her primary responsibilities include managing and developing green roof projects along the East Coast. She also supports national green roof implementation for the parent organization, TectaAmerica. She holds a Masters in Horticulture, where she studied green roof plant performance at Michigan State University. Angie is an active member of the GRHC Corporate and Research committees, USGBC-Baltimore chapter member, and an ASLA affiliate member.

Date: TBD

6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Check-In
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Introduction to Green Roofs with Angie Durhman, MS Horticulture

Green Building Institute
@ The Enviro-Center
7761 Waterloo Road (Rte. 175)
Jessup, MD 20794

$25 Green Building Institute Member
$39 Non-member (before April 16, 2007)
$43 Non-member (after April 16, 2007)
$74 Individual Membership and seminar
$270 Business/Organization membership & seminar for 1 participant (before April 16th)
$520 Contributing membership & seminar for 1 participant (before April 16,2007)

$15 Student Member
$35 Student Membership (High school & Undergrad only) & Intro to Green Roofs