28 Nov '11, 3pm

Go Green! Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central #green #roof

Go Green! Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central #green #roof

The Free Library of Philadelphia system consists of 49 branches, three regional libraries, the Parkway Central Library, and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. With more than six million visits annually, the Free Library is one of the most widely-used educational and cultural institutions in Philadelphia. The Parkway Central Library green roof project was initiated by Fredda Lippes, RA LEED AP, Dept. of Public Property and Mayor's Office of Sustainability for The City of Philadelphia. On September 29, 2008, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter cut a green ribbon and officially unveiled the Parkway Central Library’s new green roof demonstration project atop the four story 1927 Beaux-Arts building. The green roof was made possible through generous support from H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest; PECO; the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; and...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/projects/pview.php?id=1383

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Green Building Q&A: unvented addition roof

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