A green roof is a type of Eco-friendly roof that's covered in vegetation. Often found atop large buildings and skyscrapers, green roofs offer numerous benefits. The following two reports take a closer look at the global green roof market and where it's headed.
Also known as a "living roof," a green roof is a type of roof on which plants, trees and/or other vegetation grows. The vegetation doesn't necessarily grow directly into the roof's shingles. Rather, it's grown on a waterproof membrane that's placed atop the roof. This prevents water from the vegetation from leaking into the building, which could otherwise cause serious structural damage.
While some people assume green roofs are created strictly for aesthetic reasons, there are real benefits to using them. According to a study conducted by Brad Brass of the University of Toronto, green roofs reduce heat loss and energy consumption during the winter. The green vegetation acts as insulation, reducing the rate at which heat from inside the building is released.
There's also the benefit of improved air quality with green roofs. Because of their heavy traffic, cities often suffer from poor air quality. By using green roofs, however, it can improve the air quality. Green roofs work by filtering impurities from the air while also releasing fresh oxygen back into the atmosphere. This one-two punch helps to improve the surrounding air.
The Global Green-Roof Market Research report by The Market Reports is a comprehensive study of the global green roof market. Featuring 128 pages while covering both current and future prospective scenarios, it offers an in-depth look at the green roof market and where it's headed. Using this report, you'll be able to make smarter investment and professional decisions pertaining to the green roof market.
Some of the key green roof vendors profiled in this report include Optigreen, Tajima, Soprema, Tremco, Sempergreen, Onduline, Zinco, Kajima, Vegetal, Vedag, Intrinsic, Rooflite, Bauder, Liveroof, Xero Flor, Green Roof Blocks, Vitaroofs, Green Roof Outfitters, Hannor, Zhejiang Sol, Kuangye Green-Roof and others.
The Global Green-Roof Industry Research 2017 report by The Market Report is a second professional analysis of the global green roof market. Featuring 120 pages, it explores the market from all angles. Within this report, you'll find information on the green roof market's size, definitions, classifications, industry chain structure, cost, price, revenue, growth rates and more.
This report segments the green roof market by several criteria. On the basis of geographic region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, China, Japan and others. On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into extensive green roof, semi-intensive green roof and intensive green roof. Finally, the market is segmented by application, including residential buildings, commercial buildings, industrial buildings and others.
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