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The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources installed its new green roof — or more accurately, roofs — atop their home in the George D. Aiken Center. It’s a design ten years in the making that features eight research watersheds, sloped sections that channel unabsorbed water into separate drains for measurement and further data collection. While the roof’s plantings will actively absorb runoff, providing protection for Lake Champlain in the here and now, it’s also serving a higher calling: to act as a testing environment to improve green roof designs of the future. Read more: http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmpr/?Page=news&storyID=14596 Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsA Green Road – A Green Roof ProjectOptigrPrairie Green RoofShipping container house – Green roofGreen Roof Overview by Greensulate CEO, Amy Norquist.Green Roof

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