Example of a large trendy brown wood exterior home design in Portland Maine with a shed roof and a green roof

Home on Pemaquid Pond

Contemporary Exterior, Portland Maine

The vegetated roof is planted with alpine seedums and helps with storm-water management. It not only absorbs rainfall to reduce runoff but it also respires, so heat gain in the summer is zero. Photo by Trent Bell
Example of a large trendy brown wood exterior home design in Portland Maine with a shed roof and a green roof - Houzz

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nutricio wrote:November 22, 2013
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    Mariana Pickering (Emu Building Science) added this to 6 Green-Roof Myths, BustedOctober 31, 2013

    Myth No. 2: A green roof is only for a green building.Certainly there are many green building certifications that award...

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    Corrie Bell added this to Williams Colors3 days ago

    Another wood grain look with green roof...the gray contrast looks good, you may not have rock, but could add gray...