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Integration of green roof and solar photovoltaic systems

@inproceedings{Hui2011IntegrationOG,
  title={Integration of green roof and solar photovoltaic systems},
  author={S. C. Hui and S. C. Chan},
  year={2011}
}
Green roof and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are two technologies that could contribute to sustainable building development and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. When they are combined together on the building roof, it can enhance their functions and effectiveness by cooling and shading effects. This paper explains the major findings of a research to study the benefits of integrating green roof and solar PV systems. The important factors affecting the interactions between the two systems… 

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