Towards sustainable roofing

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ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 2005/06 - Roofing: Staying on Top of Technology and Change: 01 October 2005, 15 cities across Canada
Pages113; # of pages: 13
Subjectsustainability, sustainable roofing, garden roof, green roof, rooftop garden, reflective roof, cool roof, photovoltaic, PV, thermal performance, energy efficiency, solar energy; Rooftop gardens
AbstractWith increasing public awareness of climate change and sustainable development, roof designers have madeprogress in three key areas of sustainability ? minimizing the burden on the environment, conservingenergy, and extending roof system life spans. This paper presents an overview of and design considerations for three viable sustainable roofing systems ? garden roofs, reflective roofs and roof-mounted photovoltaics.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Vers des systèmes de couverture durables
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NRC number48173
NPARC number20378174
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