Green Roof, Green House

Solar panels have been around long enough in residential use for us to wonder how long they’ve been around. While they’ve been gaining popularity among homeowners since the early 2000s, the use of solar energy in panels was first discovered in 1839 by Edmund Becquerel, a French Scientist. Another useful, roof-based green energy alternative that’s been around for centuries (and utilized by Europeans long before us) is Green Roofs. Green roofs are roofs on which plants or vegetation can grow. Researched and used as far back as the 1940s in Germany, these roofs are becoming more and more popular...

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