Retrofitting green roofs CPD seminar  

Retrofitting green roofs, the options available and how to create a successful project. This seminar investigates the considerations for successful planning and design of green roof on a retrofit or refurbishment project.

On completion you will:

  • Be able to undertstand the opportunities for retrofitting a green roof. This includes when it is suitable to retrofit a green roof and consideration of the options available.
  • Be familiar with the various waterproofing options that can be used when retrofitting green roofs, taking into account factors such as loadings, existing roof conditions and the associated costs.
  • Understand the maintenance issues that need to be considered, how frequently your roof should be preserved and what a typical maintenance programme includes.
  • Be aware of the design considerations, how to reduce weight loadings by design and consider factors such as irrigation and drainage, planting methods and schemes.
  • Recognise the value of ensuring the quality of installation and the importance of having a robust guarantee in place.
CPD seminar certificate

Structure of a typical lunchtime seminar

  • Welcome and introduction
  • 45 minutes technical information
  • 15 minutes questions and relation of content to projects currently being delivered through your practice