Extensive Biodiverse Green Roof Systems

Biodiverse Extensive Green Roof Systems

Biodiverse roofs are intended to generally provide a habitat to create a wider diversity of flora and fauna compared to a traditional sedum green roof. They are often designed to either recreate or even improve the habitat that was lost when the building was erected. These types of roofs can be constructed to provide the right conditions for specific plants which in turn support other insect and bird species. Often wildflowers, grasses and sedums are the main species of vegetation designed to thrive within such systems.

The planting can be managed more heavily to produce a controlled environment. Alternatively, less management input may lead to the development of vegetation which progresses naturally relating to the prevailing conditions and changes naturally over the years.


BMI Canopia ST Biodiverse Seed & Plug System

Biodiverse-Seed-and-Plug-SystemAn extensive green roof system designed to create a biodiverse habitat utilising a specially formulated free-draining substrate and drainage board. The vegetation is created using both wildflower /grass seed and plug plant mix which is allowed to grow and develop over time.


Biodiversity:  4-and-half-dot-rating Icopal ST Biodiverse Seed & Plug - Extensive Biodiverse Green Roof System
Pollen/Nectar Richness: 4-dot-rating
Habitat Provision: 4-dot-rating


Bespoke Biodiverse Green Roofs

In the sections of our website above you can find details on many of our standard biodiverse green roof systems that we offer as a simple solution to the needs of our clients most common requests.

There are also many other alternative biodiverse roof systems that we can offer as a bespoke package to meet your projects specific needs.

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Find Local SupportBMI has a dedicated field service, with a network of technical advisers throughout the UK & Ireland, available to provide a bespoke insured green roof specification to meet your exact project requirements. Our advisory service for specifiers and contractors is free of charge. Our technical advisers are available at any time during working hours to answer queries on any aspect of green roofing design.

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