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Video & Project of the Week for November 24, 2014: Insurance/Financial ... - Greenroofs.com (blog)

Video & Project of the Week for November 24, 2014: Insurance/Financial ... - Greenroofs.com (blog) | Green Roof Technology | Scoop.it
Greenroofs.com Project of the Week: 11/24/14


Insurance/Financial Company, Stuttgart
(FBB Green Roof of the Year 2014)
Stuttgart, Germany
21,000 sf.
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Astonishing Green Roof Project built more than 30 years ago.

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White Roofs are Better than Green Roofs!

White Roofs are Better than Green Roofs! | Green Roof Technology | Scoop.it
According a study from prestigious researches at LawrenceBerkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States and School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, reflective roofs have a higher value for building owners than Green Roofs. Julian Sproula, Man Pun Wanb, Benjamin H. Mandela and Arthur H. Rosenfeld developed a study that clearly explains the monetary benefits of reflective roofs v.s. Green Roofs v.s. traditional roofs. In their reductionist research, the outcome for green roofs is not good.
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The ‘Sun-Root’ Living Roof System—Green Roofs embrace Renewable Solar Energy

The ‘Sun-Root’ Living Roof System—Green Roofs embrace Renewable Solar Energy | Green Roof Technology | Scoop.it
Visit Green Roof Technology's blog for the latest news and happenings in the living wall and eco roof industry.
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Solar Garden Roofs the first advanced system that double the environmantal and economical payback without compromise.

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Mineral Wool on Green Roofs – Chance or Challenge?

Mineral Wool on Green Roofs – Chance or Challenge? | Green Roof Technology | Scoop.it
Green Roof Technology Reveals Latest Study about Mineral Wool on Living Roofs “Today we can see a revival of mineral wools in the green roof industry,” says Jorg Breuning, CEO, Green Roof Service LLC,” in countries with hardly any green roof experience, mineral wool is getting rather popular with potentially fatal results in the mid and long-run.”
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New materials for Green Roofs are not new - new is that companies don't take time to extensivley test them over at least 5-7 years before they enter the Green Roof Industry.

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Extensive Green Roofs and Irrigation

Extensive Green Roofs and Irrigation | Green Roof Technology | Scoop.it
By using natural resources (and water is the most valuable) we start changing our environment just for our own comfort.
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The discussion must continue!

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