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Re: GSBN:Data on Living Roofs
I don't have your answer, but can give a couple of leads where you may
find out about the thermal qualities of green roofs.
Patrick Carey, pkc@..., is leading green roof expert in Seattle
Chapter of NW EcoBuilding Guild. Another is a landscape contractor that
has been doing many commercial buildings in downtown Portland, Oregon.
I don't have their name but Carey will, if you can't find anything on
Christopher Stafford Architects, Inc.
1044 Water Street, #326
Port Townsend, WA 98368
On Mar 17, 2006, at 10:05 AM, John Swearingen wrote:
Does anyone know of some hard data on the thermal qualities of living
I've done some preliminary energy modeling, in Energy 10, and come out
very little difference. I presume that's because the program can't
for the shading of plants, evaporative cooling effects of moist soil,
perhaps the ability of the earth to hold heat, then release it to the
sky. Is there some real data on this?
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