Archive for Green roofs

LOW SLOPE Malarkey Roofing Products

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installing-a-pvc-roofing-membrane-pvc-flat-roofing_1 FEATURES AND BENEFITS AVRS ® provides immediate advantages for your facility and the environment Provides year round energy savings Extends life of the roof membrane Improves storm water management Improves air quality Reduces urban heat-island effect Provides noise reduction Increases aesthetics..
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Whats the difference between a green roof and a white roof — Green Home Guide by USGBC

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white-roofs-best-for-slowing-global-warming_3 Asked by Angela Corcoran, Brooklyn, NY Answer Beacon, NY May 2, 2008 The term white roof typically refers to a roof membrane coated with a white, water-based acrylic polymer. These roofs reflect sunlight and can help reduce energy demand during..
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GreenTech ITM

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greentech-itm_2 GreenTech’s Green Roof System helps you construct a light weight and efficient green roof system on a wide variety of roofs and structures. Built-in drainage channels allow water to flow through the soil into the open channels and directly to..
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Wednesday’s Letters Consider a rooftop garden for the Shaw

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wednesdays-letters-consider-a-rooftop-garden-for_1 One-hundred and fifty thought leaders gathered Sept. 22 to reimagine possibilities for the Shaw Conference Centre in downtown Edmonton. Photograph by: Larry Wong. Edmonton Journal Re: “ ‘Unconventional’ ideas in abundance for downtown conference centre,” Sept. 23 The Hall D..
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Tufts Journal Corner Gardens in the sky

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tufts-journal-corner-gardens-in-the-sky_2 Green roofs can keep us cool, filter pollutants and even feed us It’s a bright, sunny day, unseasonably hot for late September. Tufts biologist Colin Orians crouches on the roof of Tisch Library, where the temperature is well over 90..
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GreenSpec Green roofs design guidance

POSTED BY   /  30 Декабрь, 2014  

landscape-urbanism-green-roof-in-a-box_21 Location The location of the green roof plays an important role in the design process. The height of the roof above the ground, its exposure to wind, the roofs orientation to the sun and shading by surrounding buildings during parts..
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Sidwell Friends School Middle School Middle School Building

POSTED BY   /  30 Декабрь, 2014  

sidwell-friends-school-middle-school-middle-school_21 In September 2006, our Middle School faculty and students returned to a newly renovated building with an addition that almost doubled the size of the original 50-year-old building. Since then, the LEED Platinum building has attracted more than 10,000 visitors..
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Can Your Green Roof Survive a Hurricane

POSTED BY   /  29 Декабрь, 2014  

can-your-green-roof-survive-a-hurricane_21 This seasons devastating hurricanes may have raised some red flags for property owners who are considering installing a green roof. But the experience of New York City electric utility Con Edison suggests that a well planned green roof is no..
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Urban Habitats — Green Roofs and Facades A Habitat Template Approach

POSTED BY   /  29 Декабрь, 2014  

green-home-building-natural-building-components_31 Urban Habitat Template Ecologists have been slow to acknowledge urban environments as worthwhile subjects. Urban habitats are often perceived as being too disturbed to generate knowledge about nature (McDonnell et al. 1997 ), and cities have consequently not been incorporated..
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Living Green Roofs

POSTED BY   /  29 Декабрь, 2014  

chicago-city-hall-green-roof_41 Living Green Roofs A green, vegetated, or living roof is an innovative stormwater management solution for absorbing water and reducing runoff during light rain events. It also helps reduce the temperature in hot cities on hot days by reducing the..
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