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Green Roof

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Sustainable Living : Technology & Design

A planted roof that cools and cleans the air and retains rainwater while providing beauty, wildlife habitat, fire and soundproofing. Intensive Green Roofs may used as a garden and Extensive Green Roofs are designed to be viewed but not walked upon. Green roofs are also referred to as eco-roofs, vegetated roofs, living roofs, planted roof, biotope or cool roof.