StormCap™: Superior water-retaining pre-vegetated system

Everything you need in a green roof: And, nothing you don’t.  The StormCap™  is a complete vegetated roofing system using quality pre-grown mats, engineered growing medium and high performing base… read more →

Xeroflor Canada is evolving to the Next Level Stormwater Management

We are excited to announce our new name and expanded product line. Today, Xeroflor® Canada starts an exciting new chapter as Next Level Stormwater Management™. Our new name reflects our… read more →

Green Roof Stands up to Near Hurricane Winds

A new test report shows that Xeroflor’s green roof system has proven its ability to withstand violent Canadian storms and near hurricane winds. The XF301 Sedum Standard pre-vegetated green roof… read more →

“Holy Grail” of green roofs: Architect William McDonough

  Architect William McDonough speaks about finding his “Holy Grail” of green roofs for the Ford Truck Plant. “Something we had been searching for…relentlessly.”     The XF301 Sedum Light system… read more →

Canada leads in LEED!

For the second year in a row, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Canada as the number-one country in its annual ranking of the top 10 nations with Leadership… read more →

Designing a Green Roof for Low Maintenance

With the arrival of the spring and summer months comes the mission of maintaining our landscapes.  That includes those that top our buildings – green roofs. Throughout North America, there… read more →

Intensive research continues on vegetated roof mats

Canada is leading the way creating the “first systematic Pass/Fail technical standard for VRAs in the world,” says wind expert Dr. Bas Baskaran, Ph.D, P.Eng, of the NRC. Test results… read more →

Designing extensive and semi-extensive vegetated roofs for long-term performance

By Kees Govers, B.Sc.(Agr), GRP, and Sasha Aguilera, B.Arch, GRP Vegetated roofs are relatively new in Canada, with construction guidelines primarily brought over from Germany. Partially because of the climatic… read more →

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