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BRE Green roofs and facades (EP74)

Green roofs and facades on buildings offer a wide range of benefits, including attenuation of rainwater run-off, improved thermal stability and energy conservation, enhanced air quality, wildlife habitat and open space. 

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Green roofs and facades on buildings offer a wide range of benefits, including attenuation of rainwater run-off, improved thermal stability and energy conservation, enhanced air quality, wildlife habitat and open space.
This book provides an accessible overview of the development of green roofs and the contribution they can make to sustainable development. It explains the benefits of their use, and identifies the key aspects that must be considered in designing, building and maintaining them. It is fully illustrated with numerous examples of successful applications from around the world.

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AuthorG Grant
PublisherBRE
ISBN9781860819407
No. of pages84
Number of books in set1
Date publishedNovember 2006

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