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

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


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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