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[[File:Target Center Arena Green Roof 1, Minneapolis, MN.jpg|300px|thumb|alt=image of target center green roof, Minneapolis, MN|<font size=3>View of the Target Center Arena green roof, located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Image by Bergerson Photography, Courtesy of The Kestrel Design Group, Inc., INSPEC, and Leo A Daly.</font size>]]
  
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{{alert|The [http://www.mngreenroofs.org/ Minnesota Green Roofs Council] has a new [http://www.mngreenroofs.org/case-studies/database-of-minnesota-green-roofs/ database] of green roofs in Minnesota|alert-info}}
  
<div class="center">[[Overview for green roofs]]</div>
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{{alert|Green roofs consist of a series of layers that create an environment suitable for plant growth without damaging the underlying roof system. Green roofs create green space for public benefit, energy efficiency, and stormwater retention/ detention.|alert-success}}
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<div class="center">[[Design criteria for green roofs]]</div>
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{{alert|Green roofs can be particularly effective stormwater Best Management Practices in [[Glossary#u|ultra-urban]] settings.|alert-info}}
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Green roofs typically occur at the beginning of stormwater treatment trains. Green roofs provide filtering of suspended solids and pollutants associated with those solids, although total suspended solid (TSS) concentrations from traditional roofs are generally low. Green roofs provide both volume and rate control, thus decreasing the stormwater volume being delivered to downstream Best Management Practices (BMPs).
<div class="center">[[Assessing the performance of green roofs]]</div>
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<div class="center">[[Operation and maintenance of green roofs]]</div>
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*For a literature review of green roof benefits, see [[File:green roof benefits.docx]].
<div class="center">[[Calculating credits for green roofs]]</div>
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*The full contents of the green roofs section are contained within a pdf document. To access the pdf, link to: [[file:Green roofs.pdf]]
<div class="center">[[Cost-benefit considerations for green roofs]]</div>
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*'''The individual articles comprising this section on green roofs may be viewed as a [[Green roofs combined|single article]].''' Note: Due to an unresolved bug, when viewing a formula in a combined article, the math markup (used for equations) is displayed.
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<div class="center">[[Links for green roofs]]</div>
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A listing of contributors and participants to the development of pages comprising the green roof section of this Manual appears in the Acknowledgements section.
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<font size=4>[[Acknowledgements for green roofs|Acknowledgements]]</font size>
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*[[Overview for green roofs]]
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*[[Assessing the performance of green roofs]]
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*[[Operation and maintenance of green roofs - supplemental information]]
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**[[Operation and maintenance of green roofs]] - we recommend using the above two pages
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*[[Calculating credits for green roofs]]
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*[[Plant lists for green roofs]]
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*[[Case studies for green roofs]]
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*[[Green roofs terminology and glossary]]
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*[[Green roof fact sheet]]
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*[[Requirements, recommendations and information for using green roofs as a BMP in the MIDS calculator]]
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Latest revision as of 20:30, 3 August 2022

image of Minimal Impact Design Standards logo
image of target center green roof, Minneapolis, MN
View of the Target Center Arena green roof, located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Image by Bergerson Photography, Courtesy of The Kestrel Design Group, Inc., INSPEC, and Leo A Daly.
Information: The Minnesota Green Roofs Council has a new database of green roofs in Minnesota
Green Infrastructure: Green roofs consist of a series of layers that create an environment suitable for plant growth without damaging the underlying roof system. Green roofs create green space for public benefit, energy efficiency, and stormwater retention/ detention.
Information: Green roofs can be particularly effective stormwater Best Management Practices in ultra-urban settings.

Green roofs typically occur at the beginning of stormwater treatment trains. Green roofs provide filtering of suspended solids and pollutants associated with those solids, although total suspended solid (TSS) concentrations from traditional roofs are generally low. Green roofs provide both volume and rate control, thus decreasing the stormwater volume being delivered to downstream Best Management Practices (BMPs).

  • For a literature review of green roof benefits, see File:Green roof benefits.docx.
  • The full contents of the green roofs section are contained within a pdf document. To access the pdf, link to: File:Green roofs.pdf
  • The individual articles comprising this section on green roofs may be viewed as a single article. Note: Due to an unresolved bug, when viewing a formula in a combined article, the math markup (used for equations) is displayed.

A listing of contributors and participants to the development of pages comprising the green roof section of this Manual appears in the Acknowledgements section.

Acknowledgements


This page was last edited on 3 August 2022, at 20:30.