Green roofs tackle stormwater – Part II
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Green roofs tackle stormwater – Part II

Green roofs have many advantages: as eco habitats, insulation, or even producers of food. However, as was mentioned in the previous blog post, another often overlooked benefit of green roofs is their reduction in rainwater runoff. With high rain fall and increased flooding, in certain areas green roofs make a real difference. The Sheffield Green Roof … Continue reading

Green roofs tackle stormwater – Part I
Green Rooftops

Green roofs tackle stormwater – Part I

Green roofs are an attractive building feature for a number of reasons, both ecological and economical. They help conserve energy, combat the urban heat island effect, and help stormwater management. Let’s be honest, they’re also pretty to look at. Storm water retention Urban areas are covered with impervious surfaces, such as roads, sidewalks and parking … Continue reading