admin by PJ Bell | 24 Aug 2017
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Green Buildings,Local Food

Use rooftops to grow food by retrofitting existing buildings and including in new developments

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Small scale rooftop gardens exist in many locations. However, it may be possible to create larger scale rooftop farms where buildings have large enough footprints and weight-bearing structures. Excess heat from industrial processes in the building below could be captured and used to heat a greenhouse. Additionally, solar radiation and rainwater could be collected and used.

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