LiveRoof Green Roof Systems

The Proof is in the Roof! Our patented hybrid green roof design combines the best features of alternate green roof methods:

Natural Beauty

LiveRoof offers the Natural Function and Natural Beauty of built-in-place living roofs—without the extensive ongoing costs of maturation.

Ease of Installation

LiveRoof offers the convenience of delivery and speed of installation of green roof modules—without grid lines or compartmentalization of soil.

Instantly Mature

LiveRoof is fully vegetated and offers a broader plant palette than carpet or mat systems, without the need for excessive watering and maintenance required for establishment.

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RoofBlue RETAIN simple integration with LiveRoof systems

Blue Green Roof Research

A 2022 research study by world-renowned green roof researcher, Brad Rowe, finds the RoofBlue RETAIN system (combined with either LiveRoof Standard or LiveRoof Lite modules) increases stormwater retention by over 25%. Read our official white paper on RoofBlue RETAIN’s effectiveness in enhancing plant growth and reducing irrigation requirements on a green roof.

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Stormwater Management with RoofStone Pavers

In 2020, a university study found that RoofStone pavers reduced rainfall runoff by an average of 25%.

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Locally Made, Grown & Supported

LiveRoof plastic modules, concrete pavers, aluminum edging, and other accessories are manufactured in the United States.  LiveRoof brand engineered green roof soils are blended by local soil formulators and planted by local Licensed Growers in the USA and Canada.

RoofTop Proven™ Green Roof Plants

We breed and select the most outstanding plants, and subject them to rigorous rooftop trials and broadscale hardiness testing.  We proudly offer dozens of exclusive, RoofTop Proven™ plant selections specifically developed for performance on green roofs.

Green Roof Design – Time-Saving Tools

To support design professionals, we maintain an architecture and engineering section on this website, as well as a printed Idea Guide & Designer’s Checklist.  These resources are kept current with the knowledge we have obtained through our supply of thousands of green roofs totaling millions of square feet.

Custom Specs in 5 Minutes

Every green roof is unique, so we’ve made it easy to generate custom specifications for your project. Use our Spec Writer form and download your LiveRoof specifications sheet.

Green Roof Benefits

Green roofs offer many benefits to both building owners and the communities in which they’re situated.  With LiveRoof, you get an instant green roof, for optimized benefits from the day of installation.

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LiveRoof Design Guide

Get inspired for your next green roof project. Our design guide addresses topics for each of the LiveRoof systems, including: what they do, which plants work, how they look, and comparative cost. Get your free green roof design guide today!

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LiveRoof is brought to you by the same team as these leading brands:

LiveWall logo: the words Live and Wall in green and red.

LiveWall empowers its customers with green wall structures, protocols and plants that make living walls simple and lasting.

Hortech, Inc. is Michigan’s leading wholesale supplier of responsibly-grown ground covers, ferns, climbing vines and ornamental grasses.

Norb: It's Light Changing

With a simple switch to Norb® wellness lighting products, you’ll experience biologically-natural lighting for better living.

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We are always looking for great team members! LiveRoof is based in Nunica, Michigan. Click to see open positions with LiveRoof, LiveWall, and Hortech companies.