PEOPLE: installer, Tecta America Construction Services, Birmingham; designer/engineer, OPUS Architects and Engineers, Minnetonka, Minn.; and general contractor, Opus South Corp., Atlanta GREEN POINTS: Three types of roof systems make this project one of the largest roofs in the Southeast. The administration building incorporates an 83,200-square-foot (7729-m2) vegetated roof; 29,500-square-foot (2741-m2) standing-seam metal roof; and 70,000-square-foot (6503-m2) modified-bitumen roof system. The green roof includes a hot rubberized-asphalt waterproofing membrane, root barrier, drainage mat, moisture mat, filter fabric and 3 inches (76 mm) of insulation. Four inches (102 mm) of soil medium and eight types of drought-tolerant sedum plants were installed.
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