Archive for Green roofs

Green Roof System and Your Roof

POSTED BY   /  14 Январь, 2015  

sloped-roofs-roof-pitch-and-system-selection_2 By: Steven Briesemeister In recent times there has been a significant increase in the number of people who are opting for green roof systems for their homes. But even now there are many people who just have a vague idea..
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The art of the living roof — Los Angeles Times

POSTED BY   /  10 Январь, 2015  

the-art-of-the-living-roof-los-angeles-times_2 Functional and lovely, these eco-friendly canvases are just beginning to spring up around the L.A. area. Plant a rooftop; change your life. That’s Pamela Berstler’s mission. By converting traditional heat-generating roofs into energy-saving ecosystems where succulents and wildflowers flourish, the..
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Cool(er) Roofs

POSTED BY   /  10 Январь, 2015  

florida-roof-deck-association-home_3 Tar Beach, those black tarred rooftops where regular New Yorkers got their summer tans, is celebrated in song, in movies like “On The Waterfront” and in a well-known quilt and children’s book by Faith Ringgold. But if they evoke the..
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Green Roofs – Moss Acres Green Roof

POSTED BY   /  7 Январь, 2015  

green-roof-moss-acres-green-roofs_4 More Information Is a Green Roof Expensive? Green roofs are environmentally friendly, and depending on design details, and vegetation type, cost varies. However when the long term savings associated with the reduction in heating and cooling costs, storm water run-off,..
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So, you want to live Organic with style Care about carbon footprint

POSTED BY   /  6 Январь, 2015  

roof-strategies-repair-recover-or-replace-facility_2 $2,195/mo Bathrooms: 2 Baths Lease Duration: 1 Year (See Details Below) Deposit: $2,195 Pets Policy: Dogs OK Laundry: In Unit Property Type: Apartment DESCRIPTION Best location in Milwaukee! Living here you can walk 1/2 block to Starbucks, Noodles, Chipotle, dry..
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Roofing a Dollhouse Natures Soul Miniatures

POSTED BY   /  4 Январь, 2015  

rubber-roofs-4u-fascias-4-u_3 Roofing a Dollhouse I wanted to share a quicker way to apply shingles to a dollhouse. The directions always say to use glue but I remember years ago when I did my first house how the shingles would curl up..
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New York Rooftop Gardens — Landscaping Network

POSTED BY   /  4 Январь, 2015  

a-roof-garden-its-much-more-than-that-new-york_1 Explore the challenges and rewards of a rooftop garden Amber Freda’s Top Three Design Tips: Invest in a drip irrigation system “Watering by hand is not going to save you money. Containers dry out much quicker than most people anticipate...
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Sedum Lidakense — A tough little Stonecrop offering Summer beauty

POSTED BY   /  4 Январь, 2015  

sedum-lidakense-a-tough-little-stonecrop-offering_1 Beautiful mounds of bright pink, a magnet for butterflies In mid to late summer, the whole plant becomes covered with multitudes of small, star shaped, bright pink flowers. The beautiful effect of the brilliant pink, with the odd bit of..
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A blueprint for green roofs — The Michigan Daily

POSTED BY   /  3 Январь, 2015  

roof-tiles-for-a-shallow-low-pitch-roof-daniel-039_4 Green roofs are living roofs. More like this The "green" is a layer of vegetation planted on top of a building, incorporated into the roof structure. The resulting roof-plant concoction has been hailed as a significant step toward an environmentally..
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The Roof Garden – Cape Town Civic Centre -

POSTED BY   /  3 Январь, 2015  

the-roof-garden-cape-town-civic-centre_1 The Roof Garden – Cape Town Civic Centre Project Team Client. City of Cape Town Architects. Kruger and Roos Landscape Designers. Think Ecologic Botanists. Kirstenbosch Gardens Irrigation Consultant. Cape Waterplant Landscapers. Eco Creations Landscapers Maintenance. Eco Creations in conjunction with..
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