living roof construction | Is a sedum roof covering best for a DIY green roof?

living roof construction | Is a sedum roof covering best for a DIY green roof?

Soon, I will have a house even more like a Hobbit hole. Sedum Roof Drainage System from Mill Valley Cabins

Soon, I will have a house even more like a Hobbit hole. Sedum Roof Drainage System from Mill Valley Cabins

Riefa® Boards are a light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in conjunction with many types of vegetation, including sedum, wildflower, chamomile & herbs. A living roof covering has many benefits including energy conservation, extending the life of a roof. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

All about RIEFA Green Roofs

Riefa® Boards are a light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in conjunction with many types of vegetation, including sedum, wildflower, chamomile & herbs. A living roof covering has many benefits including energy conservation, extending the life of a roof. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

Sedum roof.  absorbs rainwater, lowers temperature, and doesn't need trimming!   You have to have a solid structure for this, though.  This photo is nice with the copper gutters and rain chains.

Sedum roof. absorbs rainwater, lowers temperature, and doesn't need trimming! You have to have a solid structure for this, though. This photo is nice with the copper gutters and rain chains.

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