Are Green roofs as good as we all think?

Can they be a PRIME storm-water management tool or a good way to LOWER the energy bill for cooling?

JOIN GREEN ROOF CONFERENCE!

FIND ANSWERS ABOUT GREEN ROOFS AND RECEIVE CPD POINTS!

23 May 2019, 9am-1.00pm

Sydney, Australia

Sydney Water Head Office, 1 Smith Street Parramatta


 

Who should attend the event?

Stormwater Engineers, Local Government, Landscape Architects, Architects, Builders, Landscape Contractors

 


Registration fee $30/person will be donated to the World Vision Water!


 

REGISTER UNTIL 22 APRIL 2019


WHY ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?

  • Learn how Europe and the USA are upgrading green roofs into PRIMARY storm water management tools with a real ROI.
  • Fully understand ET (evapotranspiration) when designing YOUR next green roof.  See and understand new green roof technology and modelling software used to calculate green roof design based on real performance.
  • Learn where properly designed green roof can bring additional LEED / GREEN STAR points.
  • Discover the value of the Urbanscape® systems and solutions and understand Purple-Roof® concept.
  • Explore new Trends, known Policy shortcomings, new maintenance requirements and other worthwhile topics that are new to Australia.  
  • Meet experienced practitioners, engineers and installers.
  • Receive CPD points.

 

EVER WONDERED WHAT IF... 

  • If a green roof absorbs 50% of the annual rainfall in your city, why not the other 50%?
  • If the civil engineers like green roofs, why aren’t they using them as a PRIMARY stormwater management tool?
  • Do you know the true difference between DETENTION and RETENTION, and why does this matter?
  • What does a traditional green roof need in order to become a PRIMARY stormwater management tool?
  • Can the green roof industry grow without Policy and Regulations?

 

TOPICS AT THE CONFERENCE:

  • Urbanscape green roofPerformance testing, monitoring green roof effectiveness
  • Performance Evaluation Tool (P.E.T)
  • Storm water modelling with growing media, multipurpose mineral wool media and detention layer
  • Energy and water conservation and heat island effect
  • Downstream problems associated with urban runoff
  • Available resources; Technical Reports, CAD & BIM, Urbanscape® & Purple-Roof® designs & concepts, Designers, Installers
  • Green roof design, weights, waterproofing, costs, plants, soils, irrigation, leak detection
  • Green roof installation and maintenance Example projects
  • Discussion on ROI, Govt’t approval processes, MUSIC software

SPEAKERS:

  • Oscar Warmerdam, CEO Sempergreen USA, Expert on Holistic Vegetative Green Roofs, ROI specialist on green infrastructure
  • Jure Sumi, Msc, Knauf Insulation, Head of Green Solutions at Knauf Insulation, Worldwide Urban Green Infrastructure specialist
  • Robert Griffith, BEnvSc CEO Evolvement Pty Ltd, Green Infrastructure designer and installer 
  • Mark Liberman, Director, Principal Engineer, Sustainability Workshop, with many experiences in Local Government and Stormwater management.

Need more information? Contact rob@greenlook.com.au.

Urbanscape Australia 2019 sponsors