26 Sep '16, 1pm

Project of the Week: Amy Joslin Memorial Eco Roof at the Multnomah Building by @TremcoRBM & many more...

Project of the Week: Amy Joslin Memorial Eco Roof at the Multnomah Building by @TremcoRBM & many more...

In 2009 partners created the “Hope Garden” in six inches of lightweight growing mix in the accessible serpentine raised bed and planted organic vegetable gardens to recognize the growing community interest in local food systems and to inspire residents to plant their own edible gardens. In 2014 a small demonstration edible living wall was installed by Green Living Technologies. Planted with a variety of herbs and vegetables, the green wall and the rooftop Hope Garden grow donations for the Oregon Food Bank. The roof also serves as a laboratory for experiments conducted by Portland State University, the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, and others to quantify green roof benefits and increase public knowledge. The County says the green roof evaporates about 25% of the building’s rainwater and reduces the air conditioning load between 5-10%. The Amy Joslin ...

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This Week In Running: September 26, 2016

This Week In Running: September 26, 2016

irunfar.com 26 Sep '16, 12pm

Weather wreaked havoc on the race. First postponed by two hours, it was later cut to 48k (30 miles), a fraction of its int...

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facebook.com 26 Sep '16, 2pm

We have a whole line-up of activities in the various Game Arenas and free workshops for those who want to pick up some int...

The future of our roofs

livingroofs.org 30 Sep '16, 4pm

Introduction to Green Roof Benefits Reduction of Urban Heat Island – Research in Tyndale Centre for climate change suggest...

World Green Building Week 2016 underway Sept 26...

worldgbc.org 26 Sep '16, 9am

World Green Building Week is the flagship event of the global green building movement - organised by the World Green Build...

USGBC at SXSW Eco 2016: At USGBC®, of course, t...

usgbc.org 27 Sep '16, 4am

At USGBC®, of course, think that the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the coolest, most must-see event that...

Amy Schumer caught on the Kiss Cam!

seriouslyomg.com 26 Sep '16, 10am

took her father and boyfriend to a Mets game yesterday and they were found by the Kiss Cam. When the movie star realized t...

Welcome to World Green Building Week 2016 - our...

worldgbc.org 26 Sep '16, 1am

Welcome to World Green Building Week! September 26, 2016 at 1:00 AM World Green Building Week 2016 officially begins today...