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Green Roofs Showcased in New York Times

| Monday August 15th, 2005 | 0 Comments

greenroof.jpgThe Green Roof phenomenon is really starting to go mainstream with the big apple getting on board. There’s a great article in the New York Times which clearly outlines some of the benefits to adding various types of vegetation to rooftops. It’s especially timely given the recent heatwave that has stricken the city.
Anyone who’s ever walked into Central Park on a hot day knows the almost magical difference greenery makes in keeping temperatures bearable. With the park in mind, the article notes that Queens alone has suitable flat-roof acreage totalling more than three times the acreage of Central Park. Imagine the air conditioning savings!


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