White Roofs Are Three Times More Effective Than Green Roofs

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Green roofs offer a lot of environmental benefits - they provide additional insulation, reduce rainwater runoff, and can lower your electricity bill. However a new study suggests that roofs painted white might actually be more effective at fighting c...

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Illegal Rooftop Temple Like Structure Reported In Shenzhen

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Authorities in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, recently discovered an illegal structure on the roof of a luxury high-rise, China Daily reported.

The temple like structure was built on the roof of a 19-story residential building in the cit...

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Google Plans For Enormous Green-Roofed Expansion Of California Headquarters

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Google has been cleaning up existing buildings in cities across the globe, from San Francisco to Berlin, turning them into colorful work and play environments that are the envy of every cubicle worker. But now the company has unveiled plans to build ...

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Green Roof Can Keep Your Building Up To 84-percent Cooler

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The benefits of white and green roofs are nothing new to us, but a recent study by two top NYC universities has shed light on just how effective these non-traditional roofs can be at lowering building temperatures. Non-reflective dark roofs are known...

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