I am looking for info on construction and viability of adding a green
roof to a house in the Yucatan, Mexico.
It is a very hot, low-lying, sometimes rainy area.
New construction tends toward block and precast; both of which are
terrible there; they quickly absorb heat, but do What sort of soil
mixture would I need there?
How strong does the rof need to be?
Got to remember that the building trades there are often rudimentary.
Rammed earth is wall construction, not a green roof, or is it.
No, it's only floor or wall construction. Too heavy for roofs.
how much will the roof weigh? How feet of span? How rudimentary? Does
that mean you have a Home Depot there???
I suggest you google "green roofs"...
That technique refers to having living plants on top of the roof, who
their nutrition from the roof material, such as soil or sod....
I also suggest that you plant marijuana . That way, if lightning
strikes your roof, you will enjoy it....
Andy in Eureka, Texas
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