Here are some recent developments in the “green roof” industry. Out of all the solutions presented for environmental improvements in the urban area, I think green roofs are one of the best from a technical results perspective, right through to how they look. The first development here is actually a green wall rather than a roof, you can read the press release here, it has all the technical and company details.
Also recently in the news is the Toyota green roof product, even the Discovery Channel had a feature on it…
Summer may be coming to an end, but there may still be time for home renovations – starting with a little bit of grass on your roof
Researchers from Toyota Roof Garden in Japan are now taking orders for grass tiles, called the TM9 turf mats, to help reduce urban heat island effects and cool down metropolitan areas.