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Harvest and Reuse of Rainwater from Green Roofs

Rainwater harvesting represents an alternative water supply that captures and stores rainwater for later use. The harvesting of rainwater is as simple as collecting water from surfaces on which rain falls, and subsequently storing this water for later use. Normally, water is ...

4 measures to consider when designing fire-safe Green Roofs

Some 40 years ago the first truly extensive green roofs were built in Germany. Since then, green roofs have become a common addition to buildings. At the same time, this development has led to a more critical approach to fire safety. Related requirements are becoming ...

Do green roofs need to be maintained and irrigated for maximum performance?

Designers, investors, project owners and other stakeholders often have questions about the maintenance of green roofs. It’s important to be realistic, and to take into account all of the many aspects of this question. Let’s start with the most important one: what does the owner ...

BIM: Quick and easy design of Green Roof System

BIM - more than just piece of software or a tool BIM stands for Building Information Modelling. It is not just a piece of software, nor is it just a tool – it is a methodology. BIM is a process involving the generation and management of a digital representation of the physical ...
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