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IS-2006-23: Using Garden Roof Systems to Improve Performance


The benefits of roof garden for buildings in Ottawa, Canada were studied. The gardens can lower heat penetration into the building in the summer and thereby reduce cooling demands. Also, the garden absorbs rainwater, reducing the sudden load on drainage systems during a downpour. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 




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