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This Roof Grows Greener

Learn how planting a roof can help fight global warming

Length: 9:13
Produced By: Michael Dobsevage

This Portland, Maine-based architect took advantage of a long Labor Day weekend and installed a green roof on an urban conversion. The effort added to the long list of technologies and improvements that earned this downtown Portland building a LEED for Homes certified remodel rating.

Want to go inside? Read Richard's article A Brick Rehab Meets LEED's HIghest Standards from Fine Homebuilding issue #198 (Oct/Nov 2008), pp.58-62. 

Video by: Daniel S. Morrison

September 10, 2008