Benefits of green roof areas:
- Ecological and aesthetical roof concept
- Thermal insulation
- Sound insulation
- Natural filter for rainwater (slow down effect in storm water release)
- Additional protection of waterproofing
- Increase in property value (recent Toronto City Study)
Easily accessible, comparable to a garden on a ground floor, including water features. Requires a lot of maintenance.
Less accessible, intended for aesthetic purposes. Requires less maintenance and is more economical compared to an intensive roof.