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Re: GSBN:Data on Living Roofs



Michel Bergeron in Quebec also might be of help.
His 'pen pal'(Serious StrawBale) Paul Lacinski should be able to track him down.

bye,
Andr?

Selon Chris Stafford Stafford@...:

> John,
> 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
> web.
> Good luck,
> Chris
>
> Christopher Stafford Architects, Inc.
> 1044 Water Street, #326
> Port Townsend, WA 98368
> 360.379.8541
> www.building-green.net
>
> On Mar 17, 2006, at 10:05 AM, John Swearingen wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Does anyone know of some hard data on the thermal qualities of living
> > roofs.
> > I've done some preliminary energy modeling, in Energy 10, and come out
> > with
> > very little difference.  I presume that's because the program can't
> > account
> > for the shading of plants, evaporative cooling effects of moist soil,
> > and
> > perhaps the ability of the earth to hold heat, then release it to the
> > night
> > sky.  Is there some real data on this?
> >
> > John
> >
> > John Swearingen
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