Studies

The MUEC’s publications look at a variety of techniques and solutions for designing neighbourhoods, organizing active transportation and greening cities. This section provides citizens, professionals, managers and decision-makers with techniques, practical advice, innovative examples and case studies.

Green roofs: installing green roofs on institutional buildings Populaires

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toitures_vegetales_implantation_de_toits_verts_en_milieu_institutionnel_2007.pdf

Green roofs: installing green roofs on institutional buildings
Published in May 2008

This report assesses the feasibility of implementing green roofs on existing institutional buildings. It provides current data on green roofs.

Green Roof Pilot Project: A green building process Populaires

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projet-pilote_toit_vert_ceum_2005.pdf

Green Roof Pilot Project: A green building process

Published in 2005
A detailed description of the installation of an extensive green roof on a flat-roofed residential building.

Energy Efficiency of an Extensive Green Roof in Downtown Montréal Populaires

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Energy Efficiency of an Extensive Green Roof in Downtown Montréal

Published May 2011
Study of the energy efficiency of a demonstration green roof on a Montréal duplex. It assesses a number of parameters, in particular the lifespan of the roof membrane and the effects on the consumption of energy used for air conditioning and heating.

Please note: The studies are available in French only.

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