. Green Roof Systems

Columbia Green Technologies offers innovative green roof and amenity deck solutions for extensive, semi-intensive and intensive roof gardens and planters, including pavers (concrete, wood & porcelain), a variety of foams, planting options, wind-uplift and stormwater systems.

We are committed to improving our environment and economy. Our products are made in the USA and support new stormwater regulations, LEED and Living Building Challenge requirements with a goal of replacing grey infrastructure with green infrastructure.


TRAY SYSTEMS (intensive & extensive)

Pre-grown Tray

A turn-key solution providing Green-on-Day-One. Our patented, interlocking Pregrown Trays are shipped with 90% plant coverage. 

24”x 24” module, 4- 5/8” Media Depth, 30 PSF Saturated Weight, 0.20 CF/SF, 1.3 gal./SF

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Planted-in-Place Tray

This tray combines the advantages of tray and layered systems with a flexible growing media depth and integrated drip irrigation option.  Lightweight and easy to install and plant, this unique design allows you the most flexibility in a tray-based system.

24”x24” module, 5”-8” flexible media depth, 30-50 PSF Saturated Weight, .22- .35 CF/SF, 1.5-2.3 gal./SF

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LAYERED SYSTEMS (intensive & extensive) & PLANTERS

Extensive

The Columbia Green Extensive Layered System is a lightweight, cost effective built‐up vegetative roof system consisting of a root barrier, drainage layer, filter layer, and water retention layer. This product can fit any design or layout since layers can be easily cut on‐site to fit curves and angles.  

3” -6” Media Depth, 20-39 PSF Saturated Weight

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Semi Intensive

The Semi‐Intensive Green Roof System has a thicker media depth, which gives designers the flexibility to add grasses and perennials in addition to sedum on their vegetative roofs which can add planting design options and biodiversity.  Semi Intensive media,  engineered  to  support  a  wider  variety  of  plant  materials is used in this system.  It consists of a drainage layer, filter layer, and water retention layer below the growing media.  It is easy to  install‐  layers  can  be  cut  in  the  field  to  fit  curves  and  irregular  shapes.

6”-8” Media Depth, 39-54 PSF Saturated Weight

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Intensive

A Deeper media system designed for rooftop landscapes with perennials, shrubs, and trees. Pair with our lightweight Intensive media blend to create a stunning rooftop park or terrace garden.

8”- 48” Media Depth, 54 PSF+ Saturated Weight.  (Contact Columbia Green for system weight)

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Rooftop Container Planting

Rooftop Container Planting- System designed specifically for the container planting on structure.  Balances weight, drainage and plant health for trees, shrubs and flowers.  Look at our Geofoam and other Lightweight Fill Options

8”- 48” Media Depth, 54 PSF+ Saturated Weight.  (Contact Columbia Green for system weight)

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COMPONENTS

Plants

Browse our array of plant options, including sedum tiles and mats, plugs and cuttings along with your choice of custom perennials, grasses, shrubs and trees sourced locally.  We can meet your green roof vision.  

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Growing Media

High-quality growing media is key to plant health, drainage and water retention in the green roof system.   Our lightweight media is engineered regionally to meet FLL Standards and ASTM guidelines.  We have a variety of blends that meet every design and plant type.  Our media can be delivered via super sacks or Blower truck.  

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EXTENSIVE BLEND

INTENSIVE BLEND

SEMI-INTENSIVE BLEND


Metal Perimeter Edging

Our Metal Edger is used to define and separate green roof areas from adjacent paving, vegetation‐free zones, or parapets.   Our edgers are flexible, multi‐height, crafted from durable aluminum.   

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METAL EDGER-LAYERED SYSTEM

METAL EDGER-TRAY SYSTEM


Drain Boxes

Our Columbia Green Drain boxes come in 2 sizes and a variety of heights.  Our drain boxes hold the media and plants away from roof drains to allow for easy access to drains for routine maintenance.   

24”x24” and 12”x12”, variety of heights

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Mineral Wool

In most situations the high-water holding capacity of our growing media and standard water retention layer should meet project green roof water retention goals.  For projects needing to maximize storage, the Mineral Wool Retention Layer can be a good choice.    

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Geofoam and Lightweight Fill

Create depth and mounding with our lightweight fill options.   Use our Recycled and Sustainable options for mounds and contours without overloading the roof. 

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Green Roofs for Wind Uplift and Sloped Roofs

Got a unique green roof on a sloped roof or a high building?  We have solutions for non-standard green roof applications.

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Pavers

We have all types of pavers to choose from, including concrete pavers, porcelain pavers, wood pavers, and pedestals for your amenity deck design or for roof ballasting. Contact Us for Wind uplift options on taller buildings or for more information on colors and options.

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