This course assesses the urban environmental issues of stormwater runoff and heat islands, and describes how their damaging impacts can be mitigated by blue, white, and green roofs. The considerations and additional benefits of each roof type are also discussed.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Describe the urban environmental issues of stormwater runoff and heat islands, their causes, and their damaging effects.
Explain how blue, white, and green roofs work and their typical components.
Discuss the considerations when selecting blue, white, or green roofs.
List the contributions to sustainability offered by blue, white, and green roofs in reducing stormwater runoff and heat island effects, as well as the additional benefits of each roof system.
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