Skyland and Garick Announce Green Roof Partnership

Green Roofs For Sustainable Communities Conference ­ Skyland USA, LLC and The Garick Corporation roll out details of their joint efforts to make available a "certified" and brand name green roof media, rooflite. rooflite will meet the growing needs of the green roof industry to have access to a standardized and "certified" soil media that can be part of any green roof system regardless of its location or design aspects. "As the green roof industry matures in North America, rooflite certified growing media products will meet the needs of our customer base that require the availability of roof top growing media when and where they need it," said Rick Mahoney, managing partner for The Garick Corporation.

With a combined fifty years of experience in the green roof market place, the partnership of Skyland and Garick melds the production and technical know-how that Skyland brings to the table with the logistics and customer service strengths of the Garick Corporation. Additionally, with the creation of this partnership all rooflite green roof products will now have as its major light weight mineral component HydRocks lightweight aggregate.

"We have been using rooflite green roof media products since their inception and have been very satisfied with the results," says Mark Gaulin who is the current president of the National Roofing Contractors Association as well as a board member of Tecta America Corporation and president of MAGCO, a Baltimore Maryland based green roof installing company. "The recent improvements to the rooflite product line and the ability to have them available on a nationwide basis will fill a void in our future green roof projects needs."

"We have a commitment and a duty to our customers for ongoing improvements and innovations for the rooflite product line," said Joe DiNorscia, managing director of Skyland USA, "The Garick Corporation has already played a major roll in giving us the ability to carry these goals out with the addition of their HydRocks lightweight aggregate to all rooflite products, and I am certain that our ongoing relationship with the Garick Corporation will give us the ability to continue to meet the demands of the green roof industry."

rooflite certified green roof media is the only green roof media available in North America that meets all the requirements of all current and future FLL and ASTM guidelines* set forth for the green roof industry. rooflite products streamline and simplify the process of insuring a standardize roof top media for your green roof projects.

*being sold under an independent brand name.

Source: Skyland USA, LLC

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