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Green roof resources

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Green Roof Project
www.hadj.net/green-roofs
Examines the feasibility of green roofs for residential-scale construction

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
www.greenroofs.net
and
Greenroofs.com
www.greenroofs.com
Best two sites for general info, history, plant lists, case studies

Green roof research at N.C. State University
www.bae.ncsu/greenroofs
Offers tools for calculating construction loads for green roofs. Can help any handy person put a green roof on a garden shed, porch or garage

Emory Knoll Farms
www.greenroofplants.com
A leading source for plants suitable for green roofs

American Society of Landscape Architects
www.asla.org/land/050205/greenroofcentral.html
Info about the green roof under construction on the Washington, D.C. ASLA headquarters

U.S. Green Building Council
www.usgbc.org
A coalition of building industry leaders promoting environmentally responsible places to live and work

Some local professionals knowledgeable about green roofs:

Brown & Jones Architects, Inc.
www.brownandjones.com
831-2625

Tim Martin, Engineer
754-0456

Anita Bahe of Lynx Group International LLC, for larger-scale projects
649-1921

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