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Graig Spolek
Graig Spolek

Green Building Counsel

Changing the science of building

Green roofs have become integral to green building practices. Yet fundamental questions about their effectiveness remain. Mechanical engineering professor Graig Spolek runs the Green Roof Design and Test Lab, where his team tests and improves green roof design. Through Spolek's research, architects and builders are learning how green roofs can save energy, reduce stormwater, and cool the urban environment.

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