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

Excellent! Just in time for the Climate Summit in December!

Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch

eiffel-tower-803488_1280This is excellent news. The article is from inhabitat.com via the Guardian

“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 more: France requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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One thought on “France requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels

  1. Maybe you should do some basic research before reblogging big marketing lies …
    http://www.senat.fr/amendements/commissions/2014-2015/359/jeu_complet.html
    (check the third amendment, the one that cancells article 36 quinquies A concerning “green” rooftops on new commercial buildings)
    I wonder who’s telling the truth, an anonymous green-looking website or France’s official Senate’s website ?
    Tough to realise all the BS published on the web , ain’t it ?
    Sincerely,
    J.K

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