LiveRoof®
LiveRoof®

LiveRoof®

New Zealand’s only pre-vegetated modular green roof system.

LiveRoof®, offered exclusively by Stormwater360, brings innovative solutions to green roofing in New Zealand.

With over 20 years of experience delivering some of the country's largest and award-winning green roofs, Stormwater360 possesses extensive knowledge of New Zealand's unique growing climate.

LiveRoof® is a pre-vegetated, modular hybrid living roof system delivered to site with around 95% vegetative cover, providing an instant healthy, mature living roof that reduces media scouring and improves plant uptake.

Benefit from our technical and design expertise as Stormwater360 can assist with detailing and plant selection, and provide growing and installation knowledge partnering with nominated landscape contractors to deliver the roof.

LiveRoof® is designed to uptake up to 80% of annual rainfall through absorption and evapotranspiration, providing excellent stormwater mitigation through sustainable building practices. The hybrid tray system facilitates natural water and nutrient distribution across the entire roof, maximising the resilience of the roof.

Stormwater360’s knowledge installing living roofs across New Zealand with native plants and sedums, and our understanding of nature-based stormwater solutions, makes us the go to for living roofs.

LiveRoof®
80%
Reduction
in annual stormwater runoff
900m²
Mt Difficulty
Largst extensive green roof in New Zealand
95%
Plant coverage on installation
13
years of successful installations across New Zealand

How it works

Benefits

Environmental Benefits
  • Stormwater Management: Reduces stormwater runoff, alleviating pressure on drainage systems and mitigating urban flooding.
  • Air Quality Improvement: Acts as a natural air filter, trapping pollutants and particulate matter, and absorbing carbon dioxide while releasing oxygen.
  • Biodiversity Support: Provides habitat and food sources for birds, insects, and other wildlife, contributing to urban biodiversity conservation.
Community Well-being
  • Community Spaces: These green spaces offer opportunities for recreation, relaxation, and social gatherings, enhancing the quality of life for residents.
  • Mental Health Benefits: Linked to reduced stress levels and improved mood, green spaces contribute to overall well-being.
  • Aesthetics and Beautification: Enhancing urban landscapes, these solutions create visually pleasing environments, adding to the aesthetic appeal and property values of the area.
Economic Advantages
  • Energy Efficiency : Providing insulation, these solutions reduce heating and cooling costs for buildings, enhancing energy efficiency.
  • Long-Term Cost Savings: Extending the lifespan of roofing membranes and reducing maintenance requirements, these solutions offer long-term cost savings.
  • Reduced Establishment and Maintenance Costs: With plants mostly grown before installation, these solutions offer reduced establishment costs and low ongoing maintenance costs, making them ideal for both residential and commercial builds.

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