Gardens on the roof against high bills


A trip to Milan in condominiums, area by area, to help them save energy while increasing the aesthetic and commercial value. It is the project of Habitami, an initiative promoted by Legambiente among others, under the auspices of the Municipality of Milan, who has put together a network of companies and professionals active in the field of energy improvement with the aim of providing answers and solutions to the Condos less virtuous" in terms of consumption. A benefit of the bill (and the environment). Harpo Group, historical based company leader in providing design solutions for civil and environmental engineering-oriented green building, has now joined the initiative with its Division verdepensile. Yes, because, an orchard or a garden on the roof can save you up to 30% of energy, not to mention the gain in terms of aesthetics. That green roofs are energy smart, on the other hand, it upheld a recent decision by the Ministry of Environment which provides tax relief of up to 65% for those who choose the green roof, green roof equating any other energy upgrading . "Green roofs have many advantages, especially in cities - explains Maurizio Crassus, Director of the Division verdepensile Harpo - In addition to increasing the value of the property, are a perfect solution to save energy and are good for the environment. All this, in the face of cost if we think that a square meter of green garden with small plants can cost between 100 and 120 Euros. Habitami is an amazing opportunity and initiative meritorious seen that in a few months, Milan will host the Expo, all dedicated to the environment. The hanging gardens in this context become even more valuable because they contribute to biodiversity protection being true micro-habitat"."

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