Hydroventiv Maintenance

Hydroventiv maintenance is primarily the care of the green roof component, Hydropack, described here.

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Compared to many extensive green roof systems, Hydropack requires little maintenance, even associated with Hydroventiv. However, this small amount of maintenance is essential to maintain a successful system. We recommend that a formalized maintenance plan be created before the installation of any project. This upkeep can be performed by building maintenance, landscapers, or through a contract with a specialized organization.

Hydropack trays are shipped with 90% coverage of established plants. For this reason, the typical establishment maintenance associated with new green roof systems is unnecessary. We recommend 4 maintenance visits per year.

Each maintenance visit includes:

For the Green Roof:

  • Manually weeding unsightly or unwanted species
  • The removal of leaves or other debris that may smother vegetation or clog storm drains
  • Remove any debris or vegetation that surrounds the gutters
  • System monitoring of vegetation or other rooftop conditions that may cause a long term problem such as roof drain clogging or other problems with the vegetation system. (This damage could be caused by flying debris, birds, rodents, extended drought, or disease)

For the Blue Roof:

  • Lifting the Hydropack where a Flow controller is placed underneath and clean the flow controller (see layout).
  • Verify that the data logger and all the internet connections (if any) are protected and working (this can also be monitored through the dashboard).

For a complete Hydroventiv maintenance guide, please click here.

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