Black Hawk College Selects LiveRoof

Friday, May 11, 2012

Black Hawk College (Moline, IL) has selected the LiveRoof® green roof system from LiveRoof, LLC (Spring Lake, MI) for a green roof on its new Sustainable Technologies Building. Roof Top Sedums, LLC (Davenport, Iowa), a LiveRoof licensed regional grower and distributor, is growing the plants the project.

The full-grown plants cultivated by Roof Top Sedums in the LiveRoof modules will transform the roof into a carpet of beautiful and hardy ground cover vegetation that will showcase mixes of reds and yellows arranged in a unique design. The drought-tolerant green roof can absorb up to 90 percent of stormwater annually and protect and extend the life of the roof membrane by 200-300 percent.

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