Green roofs: The next horticultural revolution

David J. Beattie, Robert Berghage, Jr.

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Green roofs are plantings that are placed on the roof of a building. Plant size and selection depends on the depth of the roof overburden and local climate. The growing medium acts as a natural insulator and can reduce winter heating costs, the greatest savings will be recorded for summer air conditioning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-386
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Plant Propagators' Society. Combined Proceedings of Annual Meetings
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science


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