Green Live Moss Roofs
Moss Mat Green Roof Systems Moss Acres has now furnished moss for several green rof projects. These have been successfully installed utilizing a variety of different methods, however moving forward we are focused on utilizing our pre-grown moss mat system atop a drainage/water storage layer combined with a soaker hose(s) as desired. Please call us at 866 GET MOSS or by email at email@example.com to discuss your project in detail. The benefits of using moss for green roofs are numerous: 1) Lightweight – Ideal for green roofs on buildings with load bearing constraints 2) Lower Cost - Moss mats are shipped dry and are very easy to transport, handle, and install. The material, labor and staging expense savings can be significant. 3) Low Maintenance - Moss requires no fertilization, pesticides or even watering to survive. Moss has no roots and receives all nutrients and moisture through it’s leaves from rainfall. 4) Water Retention & Insulating Properties – Green roof systems comprised of moss mats and a water retention underlayment combine for significant storm water holding capacity, protect the roofing membrane, and provide significant insulating capabilities. 5) Versatile: Sun or Shade - Various species of moss are available on our mats for most any type of living roof location – from full sun to full shade. 6) Appearance - The vibrant shades of green produced by moss make it an ideal choice for any green roof design.