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Green Roofs and Solar Power should be Part of our Future

on February 5, 2019 at 2:19 pm under , ,
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Green Roofs and Solar Power should be Part of our Future

Many experts believe that biosolar (green roofs and solar panels) technology could deliver widespread environmental, social and economic benefits. Vegetation lowers the heat load on a building’s roof and reduces air-conditioning needs and costs; cutting down on residents’ electricity bills and reducing their carbon footprint.

With the fight for space becoming an ever-worsening issue in cities, roofs provide an oasis of unused space that can be exploited to meet the energy needs of residents and support a vital habitat for wildlife.

Watch this video “Biosolar Roofs” by Nathalie Baumann and Dusty Gedge from our Virtual Summit 2015:


Read more: What is a biosolar roof and how could it change city living?

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