13.09.2021

We’ve been shortlisted!

Optigrün are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Pitched Roofing Awards 2021 in the ‘Best use of green roof’ category!

10.06.2021

Launch of new GRO code 2021

Today sees the launch of the new Green Roof Code 2021. The GRO code outlines best practice for design, specification, installation and maintenance of green roofs and can be downloaded from the GRO website.

16.12.2020

New solar support systems for green roofs from Optigrün

There are many advantages to the combination of green roofs and photovoltaics, often referred to as biosolar roofs. Evaporative cooling of vegetation leads to an increase in the efficiency of the photovoltaic system. At the same time, the green roof makes an important contribution to preserving the natural water balance and increasing biodiversity.

14.10.2020

New Case Study: Passivhaus Plus School with Solar Green roof

Last year Optigreen worked alongside partner company DF Roofing on the Hackbridge Primary School in Mitcham (London). The building has been designed by Architype to be the first Passivhaus Plus school in the UK. The aim was to effectively meet net-zero carbon targets by combining the Passivhaus levels of energy-efficiency by using renewables to generate as much energy as the building consumes throughout the year.

27.08.2020

Opti News: Summer 2020 edition available for download

The summer 2020 edition of Opti News covers a company update regarding Coronavirus, as well as information on exhibitions Optigreen are participating in and some exciting new case studies.

15.06.2020

GRO achieves trade association status

The Green Roof Organisation (GRO), the independent UK body which represents the industry, has now become a fully-fledged trade association.

Green Roof Organisation

04.05.2020

OPTI NEWS – Optigreens Spring Newsletter is now available for download here

The beginning of this year has seen us face unprecedented circumstances and we are all having to get accustomed to different ways of working due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We are doing our best to keep in regular contact and update our customers as best we can and maintain all our regular forms of correspondence such as this newsletter

04.02.2020

New Blue Roof CPD from Optigreen

Green roofs are already known for their ability to attenuate water, but this can now be enhanced with blue roof technology. Therefore, Optigreen has released a new RIBA approved Blue Roof article.