Published: May 15, 2009
Updated: July 28, 2010
By Michael Gowan
Duke Medicine's commitment to sustainability has reached new heights with Duke University Hospital's recently completed green roof project.
A green roof features vegetation planted over a waterproofing membrane. Besides being nice to look at, green roof vegetation can enhance the energy performance of a building by mitigating heat.
Click through the photos to take a tour of Duke University Hospital's green roof and learn more about the project.