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GLRPPR Sector Resource: U.S. EPA: Green Roofs

U.S. EPA: Green Roofs

This portion of the EPA web site discusses the use of green roofs as a means to mitigate the urban heat island effect. It outlines the benefits and costs of green roofs and provides links to green roof resources, including a chapter on green roofs from Reducing Urban Heat Islands: Compendium of Strategies.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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