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Ecohabit Green Roof & Wall

ECOHABIT Green Roof & Green Wall Innovations Ecohabit implements green wall and green roof technology which are covered by living plants and growing vegetation. Benefits include reducing rainfall runoff, creating heat insulation, and improving air quality! 85% SUNLIGHT REFLECTION • Doubles to triples the lifespan of the roof by protecting from UV rays and acid rain degredation. • A green roof can save $200,000 over a lifetime. Green Roof Layers PLANTS GROWING MEDIA DRAINAGE LAYER INSULATION WATERPROOF Water Tank Water from the rain collects in the. water tank in Ecohabit's wet module and is connected to the plumbing system. The water tank of the house can retain 60% to 100% of the water during a rain event • Excess water runs down the greenwall, providing water and nutrients for foliage. The Green Wall • The green wall is a living wall made of modular panels with geotextiles for flora to grow. • Ecohabit uses plants native to Southern California such as Joseph's coat, October daphnes, Purple carpet flowers, and Japanese spurge. • Exterior green walls are up to 50 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than an exposed wall, keeping your indoors cool. STEVENS INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY 1670 THE INNOVATION UNIVERSITY

Ecohabit Green Roof & Wall

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I worked in the Stevens Institute of Technology' Communications team. They were participating in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon a competition to design and market a solar powered and ...


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