Gallery: Riverside Medical Center Gets a Gorgeous New Green Roofed Addi...

The living roof features an array of multi-colored plant life that will grow year round. The rooftop garden will help insulate the building below, provided a reduction in heating and cooling costs of 20%, as well as help purify the surrounding air and cut down on carbon dioxide. Rainwater is filtered and absorbed through the roof, reducing storm overflow that reaches the city’s sewers.

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