SD2011 Trend: Green Roofs

THIS WEEK: Check out this week's webisode where Planet Forward's host Frank Sesno speaks with Don Ferrier, President of Ferrier Custom Homes.  Ferrier discusses the costs and benefits of green roofs -- LITERALLY -- some costing up to $20,000.  See why Ferrier himself thinks the benefits of this cooling system outweigh the costs.

FROM NBR: Have you been watching this solar decathlon stuff and thinking: "Yeah, but does this all really WORK?" Tune in for Planet Forward's PBS Nightly Business Report to learn about some of the coolest innovations at the Solar Decathlon and hear some tough questions about how practical they really are. Check your local listings to find out when to tune in!

VOTE: Want to see  your favorite Solar Decathlon team featured on PBS' Nightly Business Report? Log on to Planet Forward now and Like your favorite team! The winner gets featured on NBR in Ocotber!

ASK AN EXPERT: Planet Forward expert Bill Worthen is at the Solar Decathlon answering your questions.

TRUE LOVE: Which Solar Decathlon house is your dream home? Take our quiz and find out!

MORE ON ROOFS: Which is better green or white? We addressed that common question in one of our weekly webisodes from our archives.

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