Monday, March 12, 2007

How about a Green Roof?

Ford Motor Company's center in Dearborn, MI has one; Chicago Town Hall has one. And there many more green roofs sprouting up around the world on commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

What is a green roof? Well, it is a roof that has soil and living plants placed on a waterproof membrane on top of the roof structure. A green roof provides greater energy efficiency as well as environmental enhancements.

more information (Green Roofs for Healthy Cities)