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Labor Day Week 2011

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Labor Day Week 2011
The Sky is Falling: A Critique of Failed Sloped Green Roofs

What are the key considerations for sloped Green Roofs?

Green Turtle


Photo Voltaic and Green Roofs





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Bel Air, MD 21014


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Doherty Hall
Carnegie Mellon University

Green Roofs: Fixer-Upper or Lawsuit?
  Sloped Green Roofs


 

By Kat Harrold GRP, Jörg Breuning

The Sky is Falling: A Critique of Failed Sloped Green Roofs
Sloped roofs look great when done well and are growing in popularity.  The problem with this however is that there are still many of these projects being done improperly that put both the environment and people's lives at risk.  Click here for more for more information on what to look out for with your next sloped roof project.
What are the key considerations for sloped Green Roofs?
Planted sloped or pitched roofs are very eye catching and due to their high visibility they are gaining a lot of attention lately. Find out how to achieve lasting success with sloped extensive green roofs.

Green Turtle
Succulents or green roof plants are booming in popularity for two main reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible.  Succulents are very hardy drought tolerant plants perfect for adding a splash of color to even the most hostile of environments.  See how you can use these wondrous plants to paint your environment.


Photo Voltaic and Green Roofs
This is a parking garage that is 30 feet above the highway, has space for more than 4,000 vehicles and its curved design tops two large green roofs combined with Photo Voltaic. With 70,000 sft this is one of the largest Solar/Green Roof combinations the world. It is the best use of space: Highway, Parking, Energy, Storm Water Control, and Nature all in one spot.

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