Ernie Wisner wrote: thats just cardboard covered in visqueen and 2 to 5 inches of dirt. you can grow plants and filter the water at the same time.
Abe Connally wrote: How many people have gotten sick?
Brian Knight wrote:Dont forget that roof color can have a very measurable effect on cooling costs in hot climates.
Leila Rich wrote: Hi Abe, sorry, I missed the bit recommending filtration! I'm nervous about it as every time I stay at this particular place that has roof water and no filtration, I have a bad guts, as we charmingly put it
I've finally convinced them that maybe they don't get 'the squits' because of years of ingesting bacteria.
Abe Connally wrote:
Looking over that link, it is very interesting. Still, they need 1750 F, which seems like a lot of energy. It seems like they actually melt the glass to achieve the glazing, so you really have a glass tile with a bit of clay in it.
Jeannie Sayers wrote:I would really like to do a living roof on our next building project.. wonder how well it would do at filtering toxins?