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green roof

n
(Environmental Science) a roof covered with vegetation, designed for its aesthetic value and to optimize energy conservation
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"Now then, there is no doubt that I am dreaming; but I never before was aware of such mad freaks as these." And up he flew into the green roof and sang; but in the song there was no poetry, for the spirit of the poet was gone.
He moved away from under the green roof of leaves, and stopping in the sunlight outside and turning cheerfully towards us, said, "I shall be found about here somewhere.
What's this, what are all these buildings?" she asked, wanting to change the conversation and pointing to the red and green roofs that came into view behind the green hedges of acacia and lilac.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 26, 2019-: Green Roof Trays - Simple And Effective Way of Roof Maintenance And Repair
The 39-page report details the latest advances of the sustainability program at the facility on Manhattan's West Side, including the installation of state-of-the-art, energy-efficient equipment and policies, a growing wildlife sanctuary on a 6.75-acre green roof and a new project in conjunction with the New York Power Authority to install the largest rooftop solar array in New York City.
LEED, for example, might allow you to count a green roof toward credits for mitigating the heat island effect, stormwater design, maximizing open space, water-efficient landscaping, and even protecting or restoring habitat if you use plants that are native or adapted to your area and provide habitat.
Writer Alessandra Potenza on the Javits Center's green roof
KUWAIT, Feb 17 (KUNA) -- The International Green Roof Association (IGRA) held the 5th International Green Roof Congress 2018 in Al-Shaheed Park on Saturday, under the patronage of Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah.
The financing provided by Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate provides financing for 100% of the costs of green roof installation.
"It's no small feat that Toronto has been recognized as the leading city for green roof installation in North America," says Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner for the City of Toronto.