American Hydrotech Launches iPad App for Planning Vegetative Roofs

Publish Date: July 2, 2014
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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (July 2, 2014) American Hydrotech Inc. has released a free, interactive digital version of the company’s popular Garden Roof® Planning Guide. The app was unveiled last week at the AIA Expo in Chicago.

Visit to download the Garden Roof® Planning Guide app or search for ‘American Hydrotech’ in the iOS App Store. Any iPad user can immediately download the app for a comprehensive guide to vegetative roofs, from concept to completion. Users can also learn about the American Hydrotech Garden Roof® Assembly and its benefits, including economic incentives and environmental factors like stormwater management.

The app features pinch-to-zoom product photography, video animations, photo galleries showing Garden Roof® Assemblies in real-world applications, and design considerations. “Our new app comprises 18 years of vegetative roof experience, presented in a dynamic, personal way,” says Richard Hayden, Garden Roof Department Manager for American Hydrotech. “Our customers now have the unique ability to learn about vegetated roofs on their own terms, with interactive features bringing the information to life.”

The Garden Roof® Planning Guide covers everything from technology and materials, proper planning and design, to installation and maintenance. Readers can take an in-depth look at the modern world’s environmental challenges and the role of sustainable design in providing green solutions. Now in its third edition, the Garden Roof® Planning Guide unlocks industry leader American Hydrotech’s wealth of knowledge on vegetative roofs.

In addition to the new app, readers can visit the American Hydrotech Resource Center, complete the Planning Guide Request form, or send an email to to request a published version of the Garden Roof® Planning Guide.The app will soon be available in Android, Windows Tablet, and other digital formats.

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