• Business
  • Published 2013

Cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in urban areas: case study in Helsinki

@inproceedings{Nurmi2013CostbenefitAO,
  title={Cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in urban areas: case study in Helsinki},
  author={V{\"a}in{\"o} Nurmi and Athanasios Votsis and Adriaan Perrels and Susanna Lehv{\"a}virta},
  year={2013}
}
This report presents a green roof cost-benefit analysis. Green roofs are roofs that are partially (or almost completely) covered with vegetation; between the roofing membrane and the vegetation there may be several technical layers. In this report we discuss the benefits and costs of lightweight self-sustaining vegetated roofs that do not require structural modifications from the building. The costs and benefits have been analysed in Helsinki, Finland. Green roofs offer various kinds of… CONTINUE READING

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