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eco-roof

eco-roof  n.— «Hines argues that there are sound technical reasons to use an eco-roof. “A grass roof protects the roof membrane on flat roofs from extremes of temperature and also blocks ultra-violet light, which helps the membrane...

granny flat

granny flat  n.— «Granny Flat: A separate, self-contained unit designed for temporary installation on the side or in the back yard of an adult child’s home.» —“Age-Speak 101: How to Tell a NORC From a DRG” by Sandy...

granny flat

granny flat  n.— «One of the two barn-like structures that until recently still stood in the English countryside now forms a four-car garage with upstairs servants’ quarters, guest house or teen room. (The builders also suggest it would...

eco-roof

eco-roof  n.— «The eco-roof is a roof that is planted in cactus and other water-retaining vegetation. » —“‘Sustainability’ is the key” by Art Chenoweth Daily Vanguard (Portland State Univ. (Ore.)) Apr. 27...