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Roofing Design and Green Roofs

February 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Facility managers know the importance of a roof over the heads of employees in commercial buildings. Green roofs take that a step further, offering numerous advantages. Experts will discuss this during a program sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).

Drew Bade, Bade Roofing Co., will discuss key elements in selecting the right roof and roofing contractor to ensure energy savings and the roof’s integrity, including:

  • Choosing the right roofing contractor
  • The various roof system options and their components
  • The importance of enhanced roof systems
  • Insulation and R-value
  • Installation methods and best practices
  • Tips for maintaining your roof

Roxanne Nagel, a degreed horticulturist, green roof professional (GRP) and co-owner of Roof Top Sedums LLC, will address the benefits and maintenance requirements of green roofs.

Learn more from Nagel about the specifics of how a green roof:

  • Achieves biophilic design benefits
  • Increases building value and protection
  • Provides stormwater management solutions
  • Contributes to LEED certification
  • Can be designed and maintained successfully

About IFMA St. Louis

IFMA St. Louis offers its members a learning and networking environment among its diverse membership, and supplies its members with the tools to achieve their professional goals. Started in 1985, IFMA St. Louis has more than 250 members representing small and Fortune 500 companies throughout the region. Considered a leader among local chapters, IFMA St. Louis holds monthly programs to enhance members’ knowledge and provide networking opportunities. IFMA members also value their membership as a way to build their careers, seek counsel and advice from other facility management professionals, access a variety of resources and achieve professional certification. Represented in 130 chapters and 17 councils worldwide, IFMA members manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than $100 billion in products and services. For more information, visit


February 15, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


International Facility Management Association
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Webster University – East Academic Building
545 Garden Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119 United States
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