During the past several years, there has been increasing
interest in the use of vegetative, green roof systems in the U.S.
This follows years of use in some European countries. (For more
information, see "Designing green roof systems: A growing
interest," September 1994 issue, page 20.)
Although green roof systems are gaining popularity, there are
few credible guidelines or requirements governing the design and
application of green roof systems in the U.S.
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