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New surfaces and approaches to sustainable roofs
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Clean Air through Green Roofs: Combining Solar and Green Roofs

Clean Air through Green Roofs: Combining Solar and Green Roofs | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it
A blog dedicated to the green roof, better air quality and air pollution prevention. Green roofs appear to be the most cost-effective solution to control urban air pollution and help manage storm water run-off.
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Experimental investigation on green roofs over buildings

Pandey, Hindoliya, and Mod; 2011 in the International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies.

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The Role of Extensive Green Roofs in Sustainable Development

The Role of Extensive Green Roofs in Sustainable Development | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

From HortScience, work by K. Getter and D.B. Rowe.

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Are buildings an important piece of the climate puzzle? | Making our future sustainable

Are buildings an important piece of the climate puzzle? | Making our future sustainable | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Planet-friendly roofs now seen as adaptation strategy key to urban livibility.

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DC green roof Greenworks demonstration at Phelps High School

DC green roof Greenworks demonstration at Phelps High School | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it
View a slideshow of ‘DC green roof Greenworks demonstration at Phelps High School’ and other Washington DC Green Business pictures.
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Edmonton Airport Unveils Massive Air-Cleaning Living Green Wall!

Edmonton Airport Unveils Massive Air-Cleaning Living Green Wall! | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Ok, this is a wall and not a roof, but still...Green Over Grey completes their latest living wall installation in the Edmonton International Airport where it works to clean the air and beautify the space.

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An Exciting Way to Visit the Plants

An Exciting Way to Visit the Plants | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is not only very serious about its plants but also about design. One new feature is 10K square foot roof meadow.

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Campus Sustainability · University of Maryland

Campus Sustainability · University of Maryland | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Roof top gardening at UMCP

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Green Roof Or PV?

Green Roof Or PV? | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Green roof or photo voltaic cell power panels (PV) on a roof surface – what is the best choice?  What about both?

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Performance of dryland and wetland plant species on extensive green roofs

Performance of dryland and wetland plant species on extensive green roofs | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

MacIvor, Ranalli, and Lundholm, 2010

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urbansod

urbansod | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Model of green roof; better viewing through plexiglass. Enjoy O.S.'s Urbansod blog, which is a record of a graduate student who studies green roof science and technology.

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Green Roof Goodness | Defenders of Wildlife Blog

Green Roof Goodness | Defenders of Wildlife Blog | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Green roofs figures in the DoW report "Harnessing Nature."

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From Rooftops and Abandoned Lots, an Urban Harvest

From Rooftops and Abandoned Lots, an Urban Harvest | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it
Hour Two: How about some rooftop honey or dandelion flower jelly? A look at city harvests.
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Green Roof | WaterShed at the University of Maryland | U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011

Green Roof | WaterShed at the University of Maryland | U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 | Eco-friendly roofs:  green, white, and garden | Scoop.it

Part of the award-winning UMD 2011 Solar Team

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