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Virginia Tech

Green Roof Platforms

Caption: Five platforms at the the Research and Demonstration Facility at Virginia Tech were used to test various depths of 'green' roofing. The thickest growth is in the foreground, with unplanted growth material and finally reflective roofing material in the distance.

Credit: Elizabeth Grant/Virginia Tech

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