26 Jun '16, 8pm

17 Living Roofs: the High Tech Green Future of Architecture

We’ve always thought we had roofs covered . They had to be barren, hostile places the rain and the wildlife slid from before they could do any damage. Nature had no place on our roofs. Except…we couldn’t have been more wrong. A green roof may required a little extra engineering behind the scenes, but it’s far better than its non-living counterparts for regulating house temperature , filtering out pollutants, scrubbing the surrounding air, controlling stormwater run-off, absorbing sound and many more factors that impact our quality of life. A

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/high-tech-green-roof-technology-in-ar...

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