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Green Roof

Green Roof (also known as Living Roof) systems refer to the partial or complete covering of a building’s roof with well-selected vegetation planted in a suitable growing medium spread out over root barrier and drainage layers, installed over the roof’s waterproofing membrane. Automated irrigation systems can also be integrated for ease of maintenance. Green Roofs contribute to the reduction of urban heat island effect, storm water retention, rainwater filtration, roof membrane protection, and to keeping a building cool through evapotranspiration.

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