Green roofs are plantings that are placed on the roof of a building. Plant size and selection depends on the depth of the roof overburden and local climate. The growing medium acts as a natural insulator and can reduce winter heating costs, the greatest savings will be recorded for summer air conditioning.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Plant Propagators' Society. Combined Proceedings of Annual Meetings|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2001|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Food Science