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Our thoughts and passions on green roof and landscaping industries.

3 key elements affecting the real energy performance of Green Roofs

Recently I was talking with a fellow green roofer, talking about how energy efficient Green Roofs are and can be. The discussion was very general – no hard facts, no real data, no real “meat on the bone”. Despite all of that, however, we both pretended to know everything, in ...

World’s leading municipalities demand more green roofs to fight dust particle pollution

Green Roofs - more than just bringing beauty Green roofs are a rapidly growing trend across the world’s cities as policy makers become increasingly committed to improving their urban environment:

Why Urban Heat Island (UHI) Reduction is critically important and how Green Roofs can help

The urban population of the world has grown rapidly from 746 million in 1950 to 3.9 billion in 2014. In 2014, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) published a revised version of the World Urbanization Prospects. According to the report, 54 per cent ...

Why green roofs should be designed as climate-sensitive stormwater control solutions

Most urban conurbations contain large areas of paved or constructed surfaces which prevent stormwater from being absorbed into the ground. The resulting runoff can pollute and damage waterways and lead to flooding. One of the benefits of green roofs is their ability to help ...

4 key Green Roof performance indicators you should (and can) know more about

Green roofs have gained great attention of urban planners and architects recently due to some obvious benefits such as aesthetic value and increased biodiversity and improved microclimate conditions in cities by reducing the heat island effect.   It is clear however that we need ...
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