LiveRoof, LLC, a horticultural science company for the green roof industry, announced that its LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System is the first to be FM Approved according to FM Standard 4477.

SPRING LAKE, Mich. - LiveRoof, LLC, a horticultural science company for the green roof industry, announced that its LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System is the first to be FM Approved according to FM Standard 4477.

Developed by FM Approvals, LLC, FM Standard 4477 is the approval standard for vegetative roof systems. It evaluates green roof performance related to fire, foot traffic resistance and water leakage. In addition to testing the LiveRoof system, FM Approvals examined LiveRoof’s manufacturing facilities and audited its quality control procedures to verify that the company produces a consistently uniform and reliable product.

The LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System is the green roof solution installed with full-grown, mature plants thriving in a sustainable ecosystem. Recognized and respected worldwide, the FM Approvals certification process assures that products and services have been objectively tested and proven to conform to the highest engineering standards for property loss prevention. Building owners and facility managers who rely on FM Approved products now have LiveRoof as a certified green roof solution.

“As a horticultural science company, we designed the LiveRoof system for long-term sustainability by establishing our green roofs as naturally functioning ecosystems in which plants thrive,” said Amber Poncé, business development manager, LiveRoof, LLC. “Securing FM Approval signifies that we are equally devoted to product engineering and manufacturing.”

LiveRoof’s Certificate of Compliance and the complete Approval Report are accessible by visiting www.liveroof.com.