Added by on 2016-03-30

As we focus on all the wonderful environmental benefits of green roofs and living walls, the societal benefits are often overlooked – yet humans may be the species with the most to gain. Research shows that patients who can view nature during recovery have better clinical outcomes, and students that interact with nature have improved attention and social skills. Often the only green space available to these facilities is on the roof and walls. In this speech, I will highlight research and case studies of green roofs on healthcare and education facilities, and the amazing results of connecting people to nature in an urban setting. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsA Higher Purpose – Benefits to Human Health and Education Through Green RoofingLEED in Higher EducationGreen Benefits of Metal Roofing – Metal Roofing 101 with Todd MillerWater Quality Benefits Green RoofingConservation Through EducationWonderful Health Benefits Of Gardening

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