Published on October 4th, 2012 | by Important Media Cross-Post2
A Living Roof with Solar Panels: Even Better than We Thought
Editor’s note: Green roofs and solar panels? Two of our favorite technologies! Green Building Elements points to a new study that shows they work quite well together.
Living Roofs Boost Solar Panel Performance (via Green Building Elements)
You`ve probably heard about some of the benefits that come with green roofs. Green roofs have the ability to mitigate the heat island effect, absorb rainwater and improve overall insulation. Numerous studies have shown that green roofs can significantly reduce a building`s energy consumption: One Canadian…