APEX GREEN ROOFS - RHODE ISLAND (RI) GREEN ROOF INSTALLATION
Potter League for Animals
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Green Roof Installation Details
Project Title: Potter League for Animals
Location: 87 Oliphant Lane Middletown, RI
Size: 3,000 sq ft
Planting Method: Extensive System/Plugs & Pots (learn more)
System Depth: 6 inches
Installation Date: July 2008
Architects: ARQ Architects
Installed in the summer of 2008, this project in an un-irrigated intensive system support a large palette of sedums and herbaceous species. Annually, the Potter League houses about 1,900 animals and provides pound services for Middletown, Newport and Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The center facilitates adoptions for 1,100 animals a year and returns 450 lost pets to their owners. The vegetative at the Potter League's new shelter is Newport County's first green roof and the biggest component in the environmentally friendly facility. The building will be a registered LEED building with the U.S. Green Building Council.