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Green Infrastructure Services Survey

Green Infrastructure Services Survey

Livingroofs.org thanks you for taking the time to fill out this survey. We intend over the next 12 months to run a number of surveys to establish how the green roof and wall market is performing in the UK.

This first survey seeks information from buyers of Green Infrastructure in the built environment (green roofs, interior and exterior living/green walls) such as facilities and estates managers, property owners and developers, architects, landscape designers and consultants, investors and others.

This survey also seeks to understand whether there is an alternative economic model to purchasing Green Infrastructure. Currently as we understand, most green roofs and walls are procured as a capital cost. Is there an alternative? Could a managed service agreement lead to more green walls, inside and outside of buildings and green roofs being retrofitted into the urban realm.

We are hoping the survey results will help us understand:

1. Experiences of green infrastructure

2. Barriers to uptake of green infrastructure

3. Opportunities for alternative finance mechanisms

This survey is being undertaken with Greenwich University where it also forms part of a research project.

No respondents will be contacted with sales calls following this survey and your responses will be kept anonymous.

1. How familiar are you with the benefits of Green Infrastructure in the following categories?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = not at all familiar, 7 = very familiar

2. How would you rate the importance of these Green Infrastructure benefits to you?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = not important, 7 = very important

3. In your opinion how influential are the following on the uptake of Green Infrastructure technology?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = not influential, 7 = very influential

4. To what extent is the capital cost of Green Infrastructure technology a barrier to you adopting these products?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = no barrier, 7 = big barrier

5. How familiar are you with Managed Service purchases of capital projects (e.g. moving expenditure from Capital Budgets to Operating Expenditure)?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = not at all familiar, 7 = very familiar

7. How would you rate your experience of Green Infrastructure technology providers in the following areas?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = negative, 7 = positive (Select N/A if no experience)

8. To what extent do you think Planning Regulations at local or central government level should encourage the implementation of Green Infrastructure?

On a scale of 1 to 7 where 1 = should not encourage, 7 = should encourage

Thank You

Thank you very much for taking part in this survey.

We will be producing a report and an overview will published on the Livingroofs.org website in due course.

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