Sections of a green roof, could be used on top of bin shed. Remove insulation layer, not necessary.

Green Roofs - Bob Vila's Blogs

Are Green Roofs Really Good for You?

Are green roofs really good for you? [Infographic]

Professional life: This kind of green roofs can take many benefits to humans and environment. Although there is no green roof appear in the world, we should advocate and try to use this kind of roofs.

Riefa® Boards are a light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in conjunction with many types of vegetation, including sedum, wildflower, chamomile & herbs. A living roof covering has many benefits including energy conservation, extending the life of a roof. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

All about RIEFA Green Roofs

Riefa boards are a new type of green roof substrate. They are a hi-tech fibre board made from organically grown and sustainable natural resources, including rye flour and tree bark. There are some other ingredients in there too, but forgive me if, for re

A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them! Indeed: goats can climb ladders, they are quite agile! generally only grass or wild plants that do not require deep soil are used or found on living roofs, and it is better to plan a building from the beginning to accommodate a green roof, retro-fitting is an expensive idea...but you can also have plant…

A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them! Indeed: goats can climb ladders, they are quite agile!

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How To Feng Shui Your Home for Better Balance

green roof systems - intensive and extensive with different plantings and depths

green roof systems - intensive and extensive with different plantings and depths Sedum, herbs and some perennials

This Dutch museum is covered in grass and has a rooftop walkway

This Dutch museum is covered in grass and has a rooftop walkway The Biesbosch Museum in Werkendam, The Netherlands, redesigned by Studio Marco Vermeulen

How to make a green roof.  Improve the thermal insulation of your home and even the lifespan of [...]

Did you know that a green roof can greatly improve the thermal insulation of your home and even the lifespan of your roof? Or that if you live on a flight path, a green roof could be the perfect way to reduce the noise [.

Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living

Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living by Edmund C. Snodgrass, Something to consider for the retreat roof

Bart & Pieter | Tuinarchitectuur - roof garden - 5th floor - 100 m2 - prairie planting

31 Roof Garden Ideas to Bring Your Home to Life

When nature conquer rooftop! I love this urban rooftop terrace, a cool place to relax in this world of concrete!

30 Incredible Green Roof Designs ♥ Loved and pinned by www.ductworks.ca

30 Incredible Green Roof Designs

This reminds me of a time my junior year when I toured the city of Virginia Beach with the school systems' Chief Operations Officer. VBCPS is working to increase sustainability by putting green roofs on many of their buildings.

This 8,000-square-foot home is carefully integrated into the surrounding landscape, which includes more than 130 live oak trees. The bedrooms are buried into a hill and beneath a green roof of edible herbs.

Modern Home Built Into a Hillside With Oak Trees

This home is carefully integrated into the surrounding landscape, which includes more than 130 live oak trees. The bedrooms are buried into a hill and beneath a green roof of edible herbs.

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