France requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels

May 29, 2015 by  
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France just passed a trailblazing new law that requires that all new buildings constructed in commercial areas to be partially-covered by either solar panels or green roofs . Not only will this bring dramatic changes to the nation’s skylines and bolster the efficiency of all new commercial construction, but the law will help France pick up the pace the solar adoption—which has lagged behind other European nations in recent years. Read the rest of France requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , building efficiency , commercial building , environmental law , Europe , france , government , Green Building , green roof , new construction , photovoltaics , rainwater , solar panels , Solar Power , urban heat island

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