Green roof helps Texas federal building gain LEED Platinum status

12/23/2012 | KTRK-TV (Houston)

A 13,000-square-foot green roof at the Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in San Antonio has helped the facility achieve LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The roof features a variety of native grasses and sedum, which help regulate the building's temperature during summer and winter. The roof collects the condensate from air-conditioning units to water the plants.

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