Green roofs have been installed on three buildings in northeastern South Carolina because they help manage stormwater while reducing heat in the summer, according to this article. A case in point is the 6,000-square-foot green roof at the Moore Farms Botanical Gardens building. "This keeps the water and UV light off the surface and doubles the life of the roof compared to traditional roofs," said Ethan Kauffman, the building's garden director.

Related Summaries