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France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green roofs, france, rooftops, solar panels, plants, architecture, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, greenliving )

- 1115 days ago -
A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in commercial zones in France must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels.
Bus Roots: Public Bus Doubles as Mobile Green Roof
Green Lifestyle  (tags: travel, Public Transportation, cars, buses, green roofs )

- 1659 days ago -
what would you get if you combined the benefits of public transportation with that of a green roof? Well, you might end up with Bus Roots, a mobile, people-transporting green roof that could potentially add a lot more green space to New York City & beyond
Green Roofs Help Solar Panels Cool and Perform Better
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, solar, green roofs, energy, protection, eco-friendly )

- 2218 days ago -
Both green roofs and solar panels have many significant benefits on their own. One study indicated that green roofs could reduce the yearly energy consumption of a building by as much as 6%through lowering the demand for cooling during warm summer days.
So, What's a Green Roof Got to Do With It?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green infrastructure, green roofs, storm water, water )

- 2245 days ago -
Well, lots, if you care about the environment. A green roof has plenty of environmental benefits.
Green Roofs Take Root in North America
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, green roofs, trees, architecture, eco-friendly, environment, ecosystems, coolstuff, humans, greenproducts, healthy, sustainable, Sustainabililty, organic, garden )

- 2736 days ago -
Green roofs - roofs that are covered with vegetation -are hot, and for good reason.
The Secret Life of Green Roofs [SLIDESHOW]
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green building, green roofs, Living Green, Placemaking )

- 3078 days ago -
The city of Portland, Ore., is aiming for 49 total acres of eco-roofs in the city by 2013 (the city's paying up to $5 per square foot to any home or business that builds one). But what about green roofs outside the urban environment? What's the appeal the

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