High Performance Living Roofs

EcoCline: (n) A gradation from one ecosystem to another with no sharp boundary; the boundary is gradual and dynamic, fostering diverse and environmentally stable communities.

EcoCline stands out in the crowd of green roofs. As a result of approaching living roofs honestly and scientifically, we have developed technologies that dramatically improve green roof performance with an emphasis on long term sustainability. EcoCline has superior stormwater management capabilities, and is low input, truly low maintenance, and guaranteed to grow.

EcoCline is designed to be truly sustainable by reducing carbon footprint, utilizing waste stream materials, requiring minimal maintenance, and minimizing nutrient runoff.

EcoCline is lightweight and suitable for use on existing structures with limited roof structural capacity. Retrofitting existing buildings within urban areas will contribute significantly to building owners’ and property mangers’ ability to conform to progressive stormwater management regulations.

EcoCline is a thin profile living roof system that mimics the natural growth conditions of drought tolerant plants. The system utilizes a coarse aggregate zone that is hospitable to Sedums and related species, but hostile to weeds. The primary rooting zone is composed of a range of aggregate sizes and organic matter. A high-capacity water retention layer absorbs stormwater and irrigates plants.

Typical installations are 3 to 5 inches deep, weighing approximately 20 to 30 pounds per square foot. A 2+2 system (4 inch depth) weighs approximately 27 lbs/sf and retains 1.5-inches of rainfall (2.2 gallons per square foot). This is greater stormwater performance in 4 inches than in a traditional 8-inch green roof.

For additional details please view the EcoCline Brochure.


Guaranteed Plant Performance
Cultivates reliable, healthy coverage. Deters weed germination.
Superior Stormwater Management
Greater storage, recharge & peak flow reduction. Less nutrient runoff.
Light Environmental Footprint
Locally Sourced. High Recycled Component Content. Contributes to LEED.
Truly Low Maintenance
Low input. Nutrient & dimensionally stable. Stewardship plan is included.
No BS Warranty
Maximum protection without the BS. Even our warranty is weed free.
More With Less
Increased performance with less input and lighter weight.

Contact us for typical details or details customized for your project.

Contact us for 3-part CSI specifications edited to suit your project.

EcoCline has hydraulic characteristics that differ from traditional green roofs. We can assist civil engineers in preparing stormwater calculations for your project. EcoCline is generally lighter in weight than traditional green roofs. We can provide structural engineers with maximum weights of various EcoCline profiles.

EcoCline is sold as a complete vegetated roof covering system, including all layers and components above the roofing membrane. This allows us to ensure optimal success of each project.

EcoCline is engineered for speed and ease of installation. Contact us for additional information.

EcoCline roofs not only last, they thrive. Each EcoCline installation includes our No BS Warranty that guarantees quick and reliable plant coverage, high system functionality, and seamless interface with the roofing warranty. Contact us for a sample warranty or more information about our Stewardship Programs.