Archive for Green roofs

Shelter for the Storm Comparing Blue and Green Roofs UCLA Extension Public Policy Program Blog

POSTED BY   /  4 Ноябрь, 2015  

shelter-for-the-storm-comparing-blue-and-green_11 Shelter for the Storm: Comparing Blue and Green Roofs On the rooftop of Public School 118 in Queens, New York, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP),  in partnership with the Department of Education, is testing two alternative roofing surfaces. For a..
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Strawberries, Birds, Bees Find Home on Green Roof — Bloomberg

POSTED BY   /  26 Октябрь, 2015  

strawberries-birds-bees-find-home-on-green-roof_11 Planetarium and atrium under construction Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) — The roof of the new California Academy of Sciences building in San Francisco is sprouting. Soon it will look like a meadow. Designed by Renzo Piano. the $484 million building in..
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Toronto Lab to Study Green Roof Technology in Detail

POSTED BY   /  3 Октябрь, 2015  

rooftop-vegetable-gardens-green-jobs-for-our_21 3 Comments The University of Toronto’s Green Roof Innovation Testing (GRIT) Laboratory is paving the way for in-depth studies of green roof technology. Earlier this month, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) crowned the GRIT lab as winner of..
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The Green Standard Fast Company Business + Innovation

POSTED BY   /  30 Сентябрь, 2015  

the-green-standard-fast-company-business_2 LEED buildings get lots of buzz, but the point is getting lost. W hen this magazine moved to 7 World Trade Center this past spring, we were pleased to be settling into the first New York office tower to score..
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Green Roofs — Architek Green Building Solutions

POSTED BY   /  22 Сентябрь, 2015  

green-roofs-architek-green-building-solutions_1 Green Roof Overview Green roofs address livability issues in dense urban areas, improve both the perfomance and appearance of buildings, help the environment, and save you money. Green roofs are suitable for all types of buildings; from small residential garages..
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New green roof and green design policies being developed by City of Sydney FM Magazine

POSTED BY   /  21 Сентябрь, 2015  

roofing-contractors-charlotte-nc-charlotte-roofing_1 The City of Sydney is on a green crusade. One policy in development will encourage roof gardens, which can reduce the energy required for aircon by about 30 percent. Another may see investment in sustainably-designed property become more profitable. To date..
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Roof Repair Alexandria VA 703-303-8546

POSTED BY   /  12 Сентябрь, 2015  

roof-repair-alexandria-va-703-303-8546_2 Roof Repair Alexandria Alexandria Roof Repair Company Stops All Roof Leaks The roof is one of the major components of your house that gets affected by climate changes. Knowledge of the weather conditions in your region is very important since..
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Green Roofs For Commercial Buildings Are Environmentally Friendly PRLog

POSTED BY   /  11 Сентябрь, 2015  

green-roofs-for-commercial-buildings-are_1 Cities have taken over areas that previously full of abundant wildlife, but these plants have abruptly lost their homes. A green roof is an ideal method of preserving nature by creating environments for birds and other wildlife. PRLog — Dec...
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Pre-Plant Planning a Roof Garden Civil Eats

POSTED BY   /  25 Август, 2015  

pre-plant-planning-a-roof-garden-civil-eats_1 Starting a rooftop garden requires tenacity and a good plan. Tenacity because there are more hurdles to climb in order to plant your roof, including assessing weight limits and reading the fine print of tax abatements.  If you are like..
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Knoxville womans new roof still leaks

POSTED BY   /  14 Август, 2015  

knoxville-womans-new-roof-still-leaks_1 Latest Headlines More 6 On Your Side Reporter KNOXVILLE (WATE) — A Knoxville woman still has leaks showing on her ceiling despite paying thousands of dollars to have a new roof installed and then patched. Storms this spring and summer..
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