Green Roof Plants and Growing Media is part three of the three-part Green Roof Professional (GRP) Training series. This course will provide you with an overview of plants and growing media design considerations and maintenance for green roof assemblies. It establishes design and implementation best management practices for plants and growing media in green roofs. You will also gain insight into the latest industry developments, technical standards and research findings, with reference to relevant examples and case studies.While this course can be taken alone, the material presented here can also be used in preparation for the GRP Accreditation Exam.
Green Roof Plants & Growing Media Includes:
Green Roof Plants & Growing Media Overview
Module 1 | The Living Components of Green Roofs
Module 2 | Vegetation & Growing Media Design
Module 3 | Vegetation & Growing Media Installation
This course is approved for: 6.5 CE Hours by USGBC/GBCI; 7.5 CE Hours by AIA CES; 7.5 Professional Development Hours by LA CES; 7.5 CPD Points by BOMI.
"The course has valuable information and allows you to study remotely and at your own pace. I'm very satisfied with the knowledge I have on green roofs after taking the course!"
- Nanci Fioravanti, Account Manager, The LaurelRock Company
"This course offers more than enough knowledge and resources to become a green roof expert in a short amount of time."
- Megan Lynch, Landscape Architectural Designer, Benner Landscape Architecture
With a background in architecture, Patrick established himself and his firm, Hadj Design, as early pioneers in green roof design. Through his design-build efforts, he has completed over 100 projects ranging from residential to commercial to institutional, and encompassing a wide variety of assembly types. He participated in the development of GRHC’s Green Roof Design & Installation, and Green Roof Waterproofing & Drainage courses, with active involvement in the GRHC Research Committee. He has also designed several living walls of various functions such as air-remediation, food production, and aesthetics, both interior and exterior.