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Sustainable Benefits of Green Roofs

Presented by William Retzlaff, Assoc. Professor & Chair of Biological Sciences - SIUE;
Susan Morgan, Professor & Chair of Civil Engineering - SIUE;
Serdar Celik, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering - SIUE. NOTE: Due to copyright issues, the middle portion of the archive showing a video has been edited out.

March 18, 2010

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Green, or vegetated, roofs in the U.S. are poised to provide significant economic, environmental, and aesthetic benefits. The Green Roof Environmental Evaluation Network (G.R.E.E.N.) is a collaborative green roof research initiative headquartered at SIUE. Some of G.R.E.E.N.’s extensive research results on stormwater and thermal impacts will be presented.

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