For those fans out there of our Energy Editor, Chris Wark, you’ll be pleased to know that we now have his entire 7-part series “Cooler than Cool Roofs: How Heat Doesn’t Move Through a Green Roof“ available as a handy PDF.
Explaining the key aspects of green roof heat transfer issues and the best ways to take advantage of a green roof’s energy benefits, “Cooler than Cool Roofs: How Heat Doesn’t Move Through a Green Roof” has been Greenroofs.com‘s most popular series so far, as evidenced by the huge amount of commentary that we have received.
For those of you unfamiliar with Chris Wark’s work, these are the 7 articles in their original format:
“Cooler than Cool Roofs: How Heat Doesn’t Move Through a Green Roof”
Green Roof Energy Series Intro – April 5, 2010
Part 1: The Essentials – Heat Transfer by Layer – May 4, 2010
Part 2: Evapotranspiration – June 29, 2010
Part 3: Keeping Drought-Resistant Plants Cool – July 31, 2010
Part 4: When Weight is Good – September 21, 2010
Part 5: Assuming Insulation – November 29, 2010
Part 6: Green Roofs vs. Cool Roofs – March 2, 2011
Part 7: The Secret and How To Use It – April 28, 2011
Copyright 2011 Christopher Wark
Download Chris Wark’s complete 32-page Green Roof Energy Series PDF and enjoy! Send your comments to Chris at: [email protected] and look for more articles and the occasional blog post from him, too, in the near future.
~ Linda V.