Green Roof Guide: Living Roof Offers Retreat for Patients

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Automated Air and Irrigation

The roof is generally irrigated once a day. If the building’s internal temperature gets too high, the BAS turns on the air conditioning and waters the roof, explains Mickler. Using the principles of evaporative transpiration, this action can cool the roof by 10-15 degrees. 

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