Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs

A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping it cost-effective depends on a number of factors.

Take a look at some of the most exciting, sustainable buildings around the world, and you may notice something they have in common: green roofs, or rooftops covered with a thin layer of soil to allow for grasses and other low-lying plants to grow.

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