The incentives for green roofs and how the disincentives can be surmounted
A review of practical benefits, biodiversity contribution, and overcoming inhibitors in Australian market prepared by Nina James, GRA Board Member.
The Australian green roof market is somewhat behind that of our northern hemisphere cousins. There are many reasons for this delayed take-up, such as:
- a lack of policy
- translation of a northern hemisphere product into an Australian climate, and
- little local research to support the claims of benefits undeniably.
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