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WESTON's Vegetative Roofing History

WESTON has been involved in the vegetative green roofing industry for over 10 years and has installed over 4 million square feet of vegetative green roofing over that time. Here you can learn about how we got started and the evolution of the GreenGrid
® vegetative green roofing system.

Weston Solutions –
Sustainability Services Beyond Vegetative Green Roofing


We hear the word “sustainability” a lot these days but we don’t always hear it coupled with “integrator.” At WESTON, we see GreenGrid as not just a good product—but the first step in an integrated sustainability program. You might be buying a GreenGrid roof, but you’re also getting WESTON, the Trusted Integrator for Sustainable Solutions. WESTON has a wide range of sustainability services to offer beyond our GreenGrid vegetative green roofing system. Learn more about these services here.

Building on a 50-Year Foundation of Sustainability

More than 50 years ago, WESTON was created to provide sustainable solutions to our clients, and we’ve been building on that foundation ever since. We have added to our understanding of how people and the environment interact, and we have broadened our services to meet the needs of our expanding client base. However, throughout our half-century of growth, one thing has remained the same: WESTON’s unwavering commitment to our clients and the environment. Learn more about this comment and WESTON’s broad scope of services here.

The History of the GreenGrid System

Over the years our products and services, as well as the vegetative green roofing industry at large, continues to evolve. It’s natural that new studies and research become available in an ever-changing and urgent green building market that is responding to the economic, environmental, and social challenges of our times. WESTON in partnership with ABC Supply Company (ABC) has worked hard over the last 3 years to evaluate recent advances in vegetative green roof science and engineering as well as market research and trends to drive GreenGrid innovation and evolution to the next level. We at WESTON consider product improvement an iterative process, not just a result.

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The Next Generation of GreenGrid Has Arrived

Many new vegetative green roof products have entered the market since 2006, all purporting to be better than the last. But in reality they are copies of the same technology that WESTON and ABC developed in the late 1990s, just tweaked to avoid patent infringement. This was done without any real regard about what the market demands and needs with respect to system engineering and the intersection with good building design and wider urban sustainability goals.

Our Commitment and Philosophy

GreenGrid has undergone a thorough redesign using an integrated design philosophy approach with support and active participation from key stakeholders:

  • Building owners and occupants
  • Architects
  • Landscape Architects
  • Developers
  • Roofing professionals
  • Horticultural experts
  • Environmental scientists and engineers
  • Manufacturing and logistics experts
  • Maintenance professionals
  • Irrigation specialists

By bringing together everyone involved in the planning, design, use, construction, operation, and maintenance of the roofing system, we were able to understand the issues and concerns of each party and interact closely throughout the effort to design a product that truly achieves best in class and represents a transformational improvement over other built-in-place, modular, and hybrid systems.

Weston Solutions –
Sustainability Services Beyond Vegetative Green Roofing


WESTON’s Integrated Sustainability Services are designed to help clients address new challenges and meet long-term operational and growth goals. Sustainability Services are grouped into four main areas:

Sustainable Built Environments

Designed to help organizations develop or redevelop infrastructure, facilities, and buildings in a sustainable manner, WESTON’s Sustainable Built Environment services address all aspects of development,from site selection through construction. Services in this area include:

  • Environmentally Preferable Site Selection
  • Green Building Design and Construction
  • LEED Consulting
  • Green Deconstruction
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • GreenGrid Roof System

Sustainable Resource Management

WESTON combines its longstanding expertise in water and wastewater with its understanding of watersheds and ecosystems to provide comprehensive approaches to resource management. With a focus on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem and resource management, our Resource Management services address sustainability at a systems scale:

  • Watershed Management
  • Ecosystem Restoration/Management
  • Water Conservation/Reuse
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Market Ecosystem Services
  • Wastewater/Stormwater Management

Sustainable Operations

Sustainable Operations improve an organization’s efficiency and performance, while reducing operating costs. Our solutions target rapid payback opportunities to improve the operation of facilities and buildings, while addressing key sustainability drivers. We collaborate with clients to design and implement programs in the following areas:

  • Solid Waste Management/Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy
  • Pollution Prevention
  • LEED EBOM Consulting
  • Sustainability Plan Development
  • EMS/ISO 14000
  • Executive Order 13423

Sustainable Energy

Carbon constraints and energy resources are two of today’s greatest sustainability challenges. WESTON helps our clients manage all of the complex issues associated with their energy, from audit and analysis through design and construction in all the following areas:
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Renewable Power Generator: Solar, Wind, Biomass
  • Greenhouse Gas Management
  • Biofuels
  • Carbon Markets

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Building on a 50-Year Foundation of Sustainability


When you buy a GreenGrid green roof from WESTON, you get Trust—Performance—People: A trusted partner, a professional resource with 50 years experience, and the right people to get the job done. Look to WESTON for your GreenGrid needs and a trusted partner in your sustainability program.

More than 50 years ago, Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) was created to provide sustainable solutions to our clients, and we’ve been building on that foundation ever since. We have added to our understanding of how people and the environment interact, and we have broadened our services to meet the needs of our expanding client base. However, throughout our half-century of growth, one thing has remained the same: WESTON’s unwavering commitment to our clients and the environment.

Every day, on every project, WESTON’s employee-owners work hard to meet this commitment. We strive to build long-lasting relationships with our customers and to align our vision of success with our clients’ vision. We seek the best solutions for the project at hand, blending innovative approaches with proven technologies. And we know that it’s essential to have the right people, doing what they do best, assembled into strong teams, regardless of where they are on the globe.

Together, our teams solve our customers’ toughest challenges—and help make the world a better place. Our dedication to our clients, our employees, our communities, and the environment, coupled with our history of strong performance, makes WESTON the Trusted Integrator for Sustainable Solutions.

Visit our main website here for more information on WESTON and our many capabilities and storied history of sustainable solutions.