Green Roof Online Learning

Jan 20, 2021  Engineering Vegetated Roof Systems to Optimize Stormwater Management

Jan 27, 2021  Wind Design for Modular Vegetated Roof Assemblies

Feb 3, 2021  Green Roof Fundamentals: Extensive Systems, Materials, Standards & Policies

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LACES Approved. Join us. Space is limited.

Learn how to design systems to achieve specific functions.

Learn how detention strategies can reliably help alleviate the burden of heavy stormwater.

Learn how to use CSA A123.24 in the wind design process of vegetated roofing assemblies.

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Register: Jan 20, 2021  Engineering Vegetated Roof Systems to Optimize Stormwater Management 

LACES Approved; 1 PDH

Learning Objectives

  1. The distinction between stormwater retention and detention
  2. The importance of detention in urban centres (ie Greater Toronto/Vancouver Area)
  3. Existing roof top technologies
  4. Using biomimicry to re-engineer vegetated roofing system
  5. Collaboration: Landscape Architects, Architects, Civil Engineers

 

Register: Jan 27, 2021  Wind Design for Modular Vegetated Roof Assemblies 

LACES Approved; 1 PDH

Learning Objectives

  1. Define modular vegetated roof assembly (MVRA)
  2. Understand wind effects on roofing and vegetated systems
  3. Recognize governing factors of wind resistance for MVRA
  4. Test for wind uplift and resistance and wind flow resistance
  5. Apply CSA A123.24 in wind design process for MVRA

 

Register: Feb 3, 2021  Green Roof Fundamentals: Extensive Systems, Materials, Standards & Policies

LACES Approved; 1 PDH

Learning Objectives:

  1. Distinguish green roof types and their market shares in North America
  2. Understand design intents and create systems to achieve specific functions
  3. Case studies: design to manage stormwater and improve biodiversity
  4. Design green roofs that comply with policies and incentive programs
  5. Apply standards and guidelines to properly design green roofs

 

Presenters

Karen Liu, PhD, Green Roof Specialist and  James Weldon, GRP, Technical Sales Rep

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Level Stormwater Management  is a supplier of vegetated roof systems customized to local requirements, with warranty and maintenance support. Our team offers analytical support such as ​stormwater calculations specific to location ​and building/roof type. Next Level Stormwater Management is Canada’s leading Xeroflor supplier with over 1.5 million square feet of green roofs from coast to coast.  As a Purple-Roof partner, Next Level Stormwater Management has access to the latest green roof stormwater test data and related innovative hydrologic modeling tool.

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